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[DSA1114] DSA-1114-1 hashcash

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1114-1 hashcash

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Andreas Seltenreich discovered a buffer overflow in hashcash, a
postage payment scheme for email that is based on hash calculations,
which could permit attackers to execute arbitrary code via specially
crafted entries.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.17-1sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.21-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your hashcash package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1114
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 18659

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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