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[DSA858] DSA-858-1 xloadimage

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-858-1 xloadimage

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Ariel Berkman discovered several buffer overflows in xloadimage, a
graphics file viewer for X11, that can be exploited via large image
titles and cause the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1-10woody2.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1-14.3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1-15.
We recommend that you upgrade your xloadimage package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-858
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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