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[DSA794] DSA-794-1 polygen Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Justin Rye noticed that polygen generates precompiled grammar objects
world-writable, which can be exploited by a local attacker to at least
fill up the filesystem.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain the polygen package.
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 polygen package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-794
Threat Level: High
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