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[DSA1038] DSA-1038-1 xzgv

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1038-1 xzgv

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Andrea Barisani discovered that xzgv, a picture viewer for X with a
thumbnail-based selector, attempts to decode JPEG images within the
CMYK/YCCK colour space incorrectly, which could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.7-6woody3.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8-3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your xzgv package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1038
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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