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MDKSA-2005:215: binutils Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the binutils package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:215 (binutils).
Integer overflows in various applications in the binutils package may allow
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a carefully crafted object file. The
updated packages have been patched to help address these problems.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:215
Threat Level: High
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