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[DSA574] DSA-574-1 cabextract

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-574-1 cabextract

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The upstream developers discovered a problem in cabextract, a tool to
extract cabinet files. The program was able to overwrite files in
upper directories. This could lead a possible hacker to overwrite arbitrary
files.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.2-2b.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your cabextract package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-574
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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