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[DSA649] DSA-649-1 xtrlock

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-649-1 xtrlock

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A buffer overflow has been discovered in xtrlock, a minimal X display
lock program which can be exploited by a malicious local attacker to
crash the lock program and take over the desktop session.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0-6woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your xtrlock package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-649
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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