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[DSA945] DSA-945-1 antiword Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit project
discovered that two scripts in antiword, utilities to convert Word
files to text and Postscript, create a temporary file in an insecure
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
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 antiword package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-945
Threat Level: High
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