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[DSA607] DSA-607-1 xfree86 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several developers have discovered a number of problems in the libXpm
library which is provided by X.Org, XFree86 and LessTif. These bugs
can be exploited by remote and/or local attackers to gain access to
the system or to escalate their local rights, by using a specially
crafted XPM image.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your xlibs package immediately.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-607
Threat Level: High
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