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[DSA014] DSA-014-2 splitvt

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-014-2 splitvt

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was reported recently that splitvt is vulnerable to
numerous buffer overflow attack and a format string attack. A possible hacker was
able to gain access to the root user id.

We recommend you upgrade your splitvt package immediately.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-014
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2210

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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