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[DSA941] DSA-941-1 tuxpaint Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
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
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your tuxpaint package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-941
Threat Level: High
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