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[DSA998] DSA-998-1 libextractor

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-998-1 libextractor

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Derek Noonburg has fixed several potential vulnerabilities in xpdf,
which are also present in libextractor, a library to extract arbitrary
meta-data from files.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain libextractor packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.4.2-2sarge3.
For the unstable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.5.10-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-998
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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