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[DSA408] DSA-408-1 screen

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-408-1 screen

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Timo Sirainen reported a vulnerability in screen, a terminal
multiplexor with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation, that can lead an
attacker to gain group utmp rights.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.9.11-5woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0.2-0.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your screen package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-408
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9117

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

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