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[DSA625] DSA-625-1 pcal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-625-1 pcal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Danny Lungstrom discovered two buffer overflows in pcal, a program to
generate Postscript calendars, that could lead to the execution of
arbitrary code when compiling a calendar.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.7-8woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.8.0-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your pcal package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-625
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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