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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN194-2 : texinfo regression bug fix

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
texinfo regression bug fix

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- info
- texinfo


Description :

USN-194-1 fixed a vulnerability in the 'texindex' program.
Unfortunately this update introduced a regression that caused the
program to abort when cleaning up temporary files (which are used with
extraordinarily large input files). The updated packages fix this.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- info-4.7-2.2ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- texinfo-4.7-2.2ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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