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[DSA1255] DSA-1255-1 libgtop2 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Liu Qishuai discovered that the GNOME gtop library performs insufficient
sanitising when parsing the system's /proc table, which may lead to
the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.14.4-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libgtop2 packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1255
Threat Level: High
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