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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0005
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:0005.

GNOME VFS is the GNOME virtual file system. It provides a modular
architecture and ships with several modules that implement support for
various local and remote file systems as well as numerous protocols,
including HTTP, FTP, and others.

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the GNOME virtual file system when
handling data returned by CDDB servers. If a user connected to a malicious
CDDB server, an attacker could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on
the victim's machine. (CVE-2005-0706)

Users of gnome-vfs and gnome-vfs2 are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All
running GNOME sessions must be restarted for the update to take effect.

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

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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0706
BugTraq ID: 12770
XForce ISS Database: grip-cddb-bo(19648)
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