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[DSA1179] DSA-1179-1 alsaplayer Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Luigi Auriemma discovered several buffer overflows in alsaplayer, a
PCM player designed for ALSA, that can lead to a crash of the
application and maybe worse outcome.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your alsaplayer package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1179
Threat Level: High
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