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[DSA644] DSA-644-1 chbg

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-644-1 chbg

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Danny Lungstrom discovered a vulnerability in chbg, a tool to change
background pictures. A maliciously crafted configuration/scenario
file could overflow a buffer and lead to the execution of arbitrary
code on the victim's machine.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5-1woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your chbg package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-644
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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