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[DSA1179] DSA-1179-1 alsaplayer Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-1179-1 alsaplayer

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
version 0.99.76-0.3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your alsaplayer package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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