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[DSA1151] DSA-1151-1 heartbeat

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1151-1 heartbeat

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Yan Rong Ge discovered out-of-boundary memory access in heartbeat, the
subsystem for High-Availability Linux. This could be used by a remote
attacker to cause a denial of service.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.3-9sarge6.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.4-14 and heartbeat-2 2.0.6-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your heartbeat packages.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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