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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2004:244

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2004:244.

Tripwire is a system integrity assessment tool.

Paul Herman discovered a format string vulnerability in Tripwire version
2.3.1 and earlier. If Tripwire is configured to send reports via email, a
local user could gain privileges by creating a carefully crafted file. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned
the name CVE-2004-0536 to this issue.

Users of Tripwire are advised to upgrade to this erratum package which
contains a backported security patch to correct this issue. The erratum
package also contains some minor bug fixes.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 10454
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0536
Bugtraq: 20040602 Format String Vulnerability in Tripwire (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20040603 Re: Format String Vulnerability in Tripwire (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: tripwire-fprintf-format-string(16309)
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