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[DSA508] DSA-508-1 xpcd Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-508-1 xpcd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Jaguar discovered a vulnerability in one component of xpcd, a PhotoCD
viewer. xpcd-svga, part of xpcd which uses svgalib to display
graphics on the console, would copy user-supplied data of arbitrary
length into a fixed-size buffer in the pcd_open function.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.08-8woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your xpcd package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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