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[DSA064] DSA-064-1 w3m Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
SecureNet Service reported that w3m (a console web browser) has a
buffer overflow in its MIME header parsing code. This could be exploited
by a possible hacker if by making a web-server a user visits return carefully
crafted MIME headers.
This has been fixed in version 0.1.10+0.1.11pre+kokb23-4, and we
recommend that you upgrade your w3m package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-064
Threat Level: High
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