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[DSA391] DSA-391-1 freesweep Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-391-1 freesweep

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in freesweep, when processing
several environment variables. This vulnerability could be exploited
by a local user to gain gid 'games'.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed
in version 0.88-4woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your freesweep package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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