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[DSA760] DSA-760-1 ekg

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-760-1 ekg

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in ekg, a console Gadu
Gadu client, an instant messaging program. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities:
Marcin Owsiany and Wojtek Kaniewski discovered insecure temporary
file creation in contributed scripts.
Marcin Owsiany and Wojtek Kaniewski discovered potential shell
command injection in a contributed script.
Eric Romang discovered insecure temporary file creation and
arbitrary command execution in a contributed script that can be
exploited by a local attacker.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain an ekg package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.5+20050411-4.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.5+20050712+1.6rc2-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ekg package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-760
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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