Debian: DSA-2361-1: chasen security update

    Date07 Dec 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that ChaSen, a Japanese morphological analysis system, contains a buffer overflow, potentially leading to arbitrary code execution in programs using the library.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2361-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    December 07, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : chasen
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4000 
    
    It was discovered that ChaSen, a Japanese morphological analysis
    system, contains a buffer overflow, potentially leading to arbitrary
    code execution in programs using the library.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.4-2+lenny2.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.4-11+squeeze2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your chasen packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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