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[DSA895] DSA-895-1 uim

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-895-1 uim

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Masanari Yamamoto discovered incorrect use of environment variables in
uim, a flexible input method collection and library, that could lead
to escalated rights in setuid/setgid applications linked to
libuim. Affected in Debian is at least mlterm.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain uim packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.6final1-3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.7-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libuim packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-895
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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