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[DSA1255] DSA-1255-1 libgtop2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1255-1 libgtop2

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Liu Qishuai discovered that the GNOME gtop library performs insufficient
sanitising when parsing the system's /proc table, which may lead to
the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.0-4sarge1.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.14.4-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.14.4-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgtop2 packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1255
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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