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[DSA915] DSA-915-1 helix-player Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
An integer overflow has been discovered in helix-player, the helix
audio and video player. This flaw could allow a remote attacker to
run arbitrary code on a victims computer by supplying a specially
crafted network resource.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a helix-player
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 helix-player package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-915
Threat Level: High
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