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[DSA118] DSA-118-1 xsane Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Tim Waugh found several insecure uses of temporary files in the xsane
program, which is used for scanning. This was fixed for Debian/stable
by moving those files into a securely created directory within the
This problem has been fixed in version 0.50-5.1 for the stable Debian
distribution and in version 0.84-0.1 for the testing and unstable
distribution of Debian.
We recommend that you upgrade your xsane package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-118
Threat Level: High
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