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[DSA968] DSA-968-1 noweb 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 noweb, a web like literate-programming
tool, creates a temporary file 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 nowebm package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-968
Threat Level: High
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