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[DSA1081] DSA-1081-1 libextractor

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1081-1 libextractor

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Luigi Auriemma discovered a buffer overflow in the processing of ASF
files in libextractor, a library to extract arbitrary meta-data from
files, which can lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.2-2sarge5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.14-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1081
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 18021

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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