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[DSA1068] DSA-1068-1 fbi

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1068-1 fbi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Jan Braun discovered that the fbgs script of fbi, an image viewer for
the framebuffer environment, creates an directory in a predictable manner,
which permits denial of service through symlink attacks.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.23woody1.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.01-1.2sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your fbi package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1068
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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