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[DSA727] DSA-727-1 libconvert-uulib-perl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-727-1 libconvert-uulib-perl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Mark Martinec and Robert Lewis discovered a buffer overflow in
Convert::UUlib, a Perl interface to the uulib library, which may
result in the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.201-2woody1.
For the testing (sarge) and unstable (sid) distributions this problem
has been fixed in version 1.0.5.1-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libconvert-uulib-perl package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-727
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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