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[DSA341] DSA-341-1 liece

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-341-1 liece

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

liece, an IRC client for Emacs, does not take appropriate security
precautions when creating temporary files. This bug could potentially
be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files with the rights of the
user running Emacs and liece, potentially with contents supplied
by the attacker.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0+0.20020217cvs-2.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0+0.20030527cvs-1.
We recommend that you update your liece package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-341
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8124

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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