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[DSA472] DSA-472-1 fte

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-472-1 fte

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Steve Kemp and Jaguar discovered a number of buffer overflow
vulnerabilities in vfte, a version of the fte editor which runs on the
Linux console, found in the package fte-console. This program is
setuid root in order to perform certain types of low-level operations
on the console.
Due to these bugs, setuid privilege has been removed from vfte, making
it only usable by root. We recommend using the terminal version (in
the fte-terminal package) instead, which runs on any capable terminal
including the Linux console.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.49.13-15woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.50.0-1.1.
We recommend that you update your fte package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-472
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10041

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

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