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[DSA607] DSA-607-1 xfree86

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-607-1 xfree86

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several developers have discovered a number of problems in the libXpm
library which is provided by X.Org, XFree86 and LessTif. These bugs
can be exploited by remote and/or local attackers to gain access to
the system or to escalate their local rights, by using a specially
crafted XPM image.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.0-16woody5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed in
version 4.3.0.dfsg.1-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your xlibs package immediately.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-607
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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