Debian Information for VU#105347

XMCD vulnerable to arbitrary file overwriting via symlink redirection of temporary file


Not Affected

Vendor Statement

Debian updated its xmcd package November 21, 2000 to version 2.5pl1-7.1 which removes the the suid flags from all its binaries. Also see associated security advisory for that change at

Vendor Information

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