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[DSA221] DSA-221-1 mhonarc Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Earl Hood, author of mhonarc, a mail to HTML converter, discovered a
cross site scripting vulnerability in this package. A specially
crafted HTML mail message can introduce foreign scripting content in
archives, by-passing MHonArc's HTML script filtering.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.5.2-1.3.
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 2.4.4-1.3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your mhonarc package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-221
Threat Level: High
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