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[DSA847] DSA-847-1 dia Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Joxean Koret discovered that the Python SVG import test in dia, a
vector-oriented diagram editor, does not properly sanitise data read
from an SVG file and is hence vulnerable to execute arbitrary Python
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 dia package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-847
Threat Level: High
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