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[DSA069] DSA-069-1 xloadimage Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-069-1 xloadimage

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The version of xloadimage (a graphics files viewer for X) that was
shipped in Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 has a buffer overflow in the code that
handles FACES format images. This could be exploited by a possible hacker by
tricking someone into viewing a specially crafted image using xloadimage
which would allow them to execute arbitrary code.

This problem was fixed in version 4.1-5potato1.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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