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[DSA927] DSA-927-2 tkdiff

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-927-2 tkdiff

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The last update of tkdiff contained a programming error which is
fixed by this version.  For completeness we're adding the original
advisory text:
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit project
discovered that tkdiff, a graphical side by side "diff" utility,
creates temporary files in an insecure fashion.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.08-3woody1.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0.2-1sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0.2-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your tkdiff package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-927
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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