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[DSA529] DSA-529-1 netkit-telnet-ssl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-529-1 netkit-telnet-ssl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

"b0f" discovered a format string vulnerability in netkit-telnet-ssl
which could potentially permit a remote attacker to cause the execution
of arbitrary code with the rights of the telnet daemon (the
'telnetd' user by default).
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 0.17.17+0.1-2woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.24+0.1-2.
We recommend that you update your netkit-telnet-ssl package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-529
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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