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[DSA1251] DSA-1251-1 netrick

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1251-1 netrick

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It has been discovered that netrik, a text mode WWW browser with vi like
keybindings, doesn't properly sanitize temporary filenames when editing
textareas which could permit attackers to execute arbitrary commands via
shell metacharacters.
For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version
1.15.4-1sarge1.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.15.3-1.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version
1.15.3-1.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your netrik package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1251
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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