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MDKSA-2006:203: texinfo Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the texinfo package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:203 (texinfo).
Miloslav Trmac discovered a buffer overflow in texinfo. This issue can
cause texi2dvi or texindex to crash when processing a carefully crafted
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:203
Threat Level: High
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