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MDKSA-2005:198: uim Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the uim package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:198 (uim).
Masanari Yamamoto discovered that Uim uses environment variables incorrectly.
This bug causes a privilege escalation if setuid/setgid applications are linked
to libuim. The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:198
Threat Level: High
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