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[DSA522] DSA-522-1 super

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-522-1 super

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Max Vozeler discovered a format string vulnerability in super, a
program to permit specified users to execute commands with root
rights. This vulnerability could potentially be exploited by a
local user to execute arbitrary code with root rights.
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 3.16.1-1.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.23.0-1.
We recommend that you update your super package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-522
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10575

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

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