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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58233
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0208
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0208.

w3c-libwww is a general-purpose web library.

Several buffer overflow flaws in w3c-libwww were found. If a client
application that uses w3c-libwww connected to a malicious HTTP server, it
could trigger an out of bounds memory access, causing the client
application to crash (CVE-2005-3183).

This updated version of w3c-libwww also fixes an issue when computing MD5
sums on a 64 bit machine.

Users of w3c-libwww should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to correct these issues.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0208.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
4.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-3183
BugTraq ID: 15035
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15035
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9445
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9444
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:210
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9653
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0208.html
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2006.10
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.10/SCOSA-2006.10.txt
http://secunia.com/advisories/17119
http://secunia.com/advisories/17122
http://secunia.com/advisories/17489
http://secunia.com/advisories/17814
http://secunia.com/advisories/19193
http://secunia.com/advisories/25098
https://usn.ubuntu.com/220-1/
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