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SUSE-SA:2006:073: mono-core Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the mono-core package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:073 (mono-core).

Sebastian Krahmer of SUSE Security found that the Mono
System.Xml.Serialization class contained a /tmp race which potentially
allows local attackers to execute code as the user using the
Serialization method.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-5072.

Packages for all affected distributions were released on November 10th,
and for SLE 10 on November 27th.

Solution :
Threat Level: Medium

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