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[DSA341] DSA-341-1 liece Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
liece, an IRC client for Emacs, does not take appropriate security
precautions when creating temporary files. This bug could potentially
be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files with the rights of the
user running Emacs and liece, potentially with contents supplied
by the attacker.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you update your liece package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-341
Threat Level: High
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