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[DSA1088] DSA-1088-1 centericq

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1088-1 centericq

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Mehdi Oudad and Kevin Fernandez discovered a buffer overflow in the
ktools library which is used in centericq, a text-mode multi-protocol
instant messenger client, which may lead local or remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.5.1-1.1woody2.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.20.0-1sarge4.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.21.0-6.
We recommend that you upgrade your centericq package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1088
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 15600

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

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