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[DSA941] DSA-941-1 tuxpaint Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-941-1 tuxpaint

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit project
discovered that a script in tuxpaint, a paint program for young
children, creates a temporary file in an insecure fashion.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain tuxpaint packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.14-2sarge0.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.15b-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your tuxpaint package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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