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[DSA632] DSA-632-1 linpopup Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-632-1 linpopup

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Stephen Dranger discovered a buffer overflow in linpopup, an X11 port
of winpopup, running over Samba, that could lead to the execution of
arbitrary code when displaying a maliciously crafted message.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.0-2woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.0-7.
We recommend that you upgrade your linpopup package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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