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[DSA1086] DSA-1086-1 xmcd Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The xmcdconfig creates directories world-writeable allowing local
users to fill the /usr and /var partition and hence cause a denial of
service. This problem has been half-fixed since version 2.3-1.
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 has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your xmcd package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1086
Threat Level: High
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