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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2006:191: screen Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the screen package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:191 (screen).

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the 'utf8 combining characters
handling' (utf8_handle_comb function in encoding.c) in screen before
4.0.3 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash or hang) via certain UTF8 sequences.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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