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[DSA1043] DSA-1043-1 abcmidi Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Erik Sjölund discovered that abcmidi-yaps, a translator for ABC music
description files into PostScript, does not check the boundaries when
reading in ABC music files resulting in buffer overflows.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your abcmidi-yaps package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1043
Threat Level: High
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