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[DSA641] DSA-641-1 playmidi Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Erik Sjölund discovered that playmidi, a MIDI player, contains a
setuid root program with a buffer overflow that can be exploited by a
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 playmidi package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-641
Threat Level: High
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