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[DSA1086] DSA-1086-1 xmcd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1086-1 xmcd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The xmcdconfig creates directories world-writeable permiting local
users to fill the /usr and /var partition and hence cause a denial of
service. This problem has been half-fixed since version 2.3-1.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6-14woody1.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6-17sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6-18.
We recommend that you upgrade your xmcd package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1086
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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