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[DSA945] DSA-945-1 antiword

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-945-1 antiword

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit project
discovered that two scripts in antiword, utilities to convert Word
files to text and Postscript, create a temporary file in an insecure
fashion.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.32-2woody0.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.35-2sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.35-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your antiword package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-945
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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