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[DSA723] DSA-723-1 xfree86

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-723-1 xfree86

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A buffer overflow has been discovered in the Xpm library which is used
in XFree86. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XPM
image that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.0-16woody6.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed in
version 4.3.0.dfsg.1-13, which is currently in preparation.
We recommend that you upgrade your xfree86 and associated packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-723
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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