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[DSA064] DSA-064-1 w3m

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-064-1 w3m

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

SecureNet Service reported that w3m (a console web browser) has a
buffer overflow in its MIME header parsing code. This could be exploited
by a possible hacker if by making a web-server a user visits return carefully
crafted MIME headers.

This has been fixed in version 0.1.10+0.1.11pre+kokb23-4, and we
recommend that you upgrade your w3m package.



Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-064
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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