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[DSA641] DSA-641-1 playmidi

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-641-1 playmidi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Erik Sjölund discovered that playmidi, a MIDI player, contains a
setuid root program with a buffer overflow that can be exploited by a
local attacker.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4-4woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4debian-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your playmidi package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-641
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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