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[DSA632] DSA-632-1 linpopup Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
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
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your linpopup package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-632
Threat Level: High
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