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[DSA012] DSA-012-1 micq

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-012-1 micq

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
PkC has reported that there is a buffer overflow in
sprintf() in micq versions 0.4.6 and previous, that permits to a remote attacker
able to sniff packets to the ICQ server to execute arbitrary code on the victim
system.

We recommend you upgrade your micq package immediately.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-012
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2254

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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