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[DSA927] DSA-927-2 tkdiff Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The last update of tkdiff contained a programming error which is
fixed by this version. For completeness we're adding the original
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit project
discovered that tkdiff, a graphical side by side "diff" utility,
creates temporary files in an insecure fashion.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
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 tkdiff package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-927
Threat Level: High
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