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MDKSA-2006:022: perl-Convert-UUlib Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the perl-Convert-UUlib package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:022 (perl-Convert-UUlib).
A buffer overflow was discovered in the perl Convert::UUlib module in versions
prior to 1.051, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
via a malformed parameter to a read operation. This update provides version
1.051 which is not vulnerable to this flaw.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:022
Threat Level: High
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