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[DSA590] DSA-590-1 gnats

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-590-1 gnats

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Khan Shirani discovered a format string vulnerability in gnats, the
GNU problem report management system. This problem may be exploited
to execute arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.999.beta1+cvs20020303-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0-7.
We recommend that you upgrade your gnats package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-590
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10609

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

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