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[DSA294] DSA-294-1 gkrellm-newsticker Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Brian Campbell discovered two security-related problems in
gkrellm-newsticker, a test for the gkrellm system monitor program,
which provides a news ticker from RDF feeds. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
The old stable distribution (potato) is not affected since it doesn't
contain gkrellm-newsticker packages.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems is not yet fixed.
We recommend that you upgrade your gkrellm-newsticker package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-294
Threat Level: High
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