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[DSA723] DSA-723-1 xfree86 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A buffer overflow has been discovered in the Xpm library which is used
in XFree86. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XPM
image that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed in
version 4.3.0.dfsg.1-13, which is currently in preparation.
We recommend that you upgrade your xfree86 and associated packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-723
Threat Level: High
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