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[DSA630] DSA-630-1 lintian

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-630-1 lintian

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Jeroen van Wolffelaar discovered a problem in lintian, the Debian
package checker. The program removes the working directory even if it
wasn't created at program start, removing an unrelated file or
directory a malicious user inserted via a symlink attack.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.23.6.
We recommend that you upgrade your lintian package.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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