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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA915] DSA-915-1 helix-player Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-915-1 helix-player

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
version 1.0.4-1sarge2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.6-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your helix-player package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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