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[DSA050] DSA-050-1 sendfile

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-050-1 sendfile

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Colin Phipps and Daniel Kobras discovered and fixed several serious
bugs in the saft daemon `sendfiled' which caused it to drop rights
incorrectly. Exploiting this a local user can easily make it execute
arbitrary code under root rights.

We recommend you upgrade your sendfile packages immediately.




Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-050
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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