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[DSA294] DSA-294-1 gkrellm-newsticker Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-294-1 gkrellm-newsticker

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
version 0.3-3.1.
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 :
Threat Level: High

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