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USN286-1 : dia vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
These remote packages are missing security patches :
Several format string vulnerabilities have been discovered in dia. By
tricking a user into opening a specially crafted dia file, or a
file with a specially crafted name, this could be exploited to execute
arbitrary code with the user's rights.
Upgrade to :
- dia-0.94.0-11ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- dia-common-0.94.0-11ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- dia-gnome-0.94.0-11ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- dia-libs-0.94.0-11ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Threat Level: High
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