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[DSA1068] DSA-1068-1 fbi Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Jan Braun discovered that the fbgs script of fbi, an image viewer for
the framebuffer environment, creates an directory in a predictable manner,
which allows denial of service through symlink attacks.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your fbi package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1068
Threat Level: High
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