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[DSA754] DSA-754-1 centericq Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Eric Romang discovered that centericq, a text-mode multi-protocol
instant messenger client, creates some temporary files with
predictable filenames and is hence vulnerable to symlink attacks by
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your centericq package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-754
Threat Level: High
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