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USN194-2 : texinfo regression bug fix Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
texinfo regression bug fix

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- info
- texinfo

Description :

USN-194-1 fixed a vulnerability in the 'texindex' program.
Unfortunately this update introduced a regression that caused the
program to abort when cleaning up temporary files (which are used with
extraordinarily large input files). The updated packages fix this.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- info-4.7-2.2ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- texinfo-4.7-2.2ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)

Threat Level: High

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