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MDKSA-2005:192: xli Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the xli package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:192 (xli).
Ariel Berkman discovered several buffer overflows in xloadimage, which are also
present in xli, a command line utility for viewing images in X11, and could be
exploited via large image titles and cause the execution of arbitrary code.
The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:192
Threat Level: High
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