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[DSA858] DSA-858-1 xloadimage Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Ariel Berkman discovered several buffer overflows in xloadimage, a
graphics file viewer for X11, that can be exploited via large image
titles and cause the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your xloadimage package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-858
Threat Level: High
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