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[DSA368] DSA-368-1 xpcd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-368-1 xpcd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in xpcd-svga which can be
triggered by a long HOME environment variable. This vulnerability
could be exploited by a local attacker to gain root rights.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.08-8woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your xpcd package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-368
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8370

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

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