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MDKSA-2005:055: openslp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openslp package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:055 (openslp).
An audit by the SUSE Security Team of critical parts of the OpenSLP package
revealed various buffer overflow and out of bounds memory access issues. These
problems can be triggered by remote attackers by sending malformed SLP packets.
The packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:055
Threat Level: High
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