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[DSA622] DSA-622-1 htmlheadline Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit Project
has discovered multiple insecure uses
of temporary files that could lead to overwriting arbitrary files via
a symlink attack.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
The unstable distribution (sid) does not contain this package.
We recommend that you upgrade your htmlheadline package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-622
Threat Level: High
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