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[DSA1144] DSA-1144-1 chmlib

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1144-1 chmlib

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was discovered that one of the utilities shipped with chmlib, a
library for dealing with Microsoft CHM files, performs insufficient
sanitising of filenames, which might lead to directory traversal.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.35-6sarge3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.38-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your chmlib-bin package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1144
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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