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[DSA1088] DSA-1088-1 centericq Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Mehdi Oudad and Kevin Fernandez discovered a buffer overflow in the
ktools library which is used in centericq, a text-mode multi-protocol
instant messenger client, which may lead local or remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code.
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 centericq package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1088
Threat Level: High
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