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[DSA530] DSA-530-1 l2tpd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-530-1 l2tpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Thomas Walpuski reported a buffer overflow in l2tpd, an implementation
of the layer 2 tunneling protocol, whereby a remote attacker could
potentially cause arbitrary code to be executed by transmitting a
specially crafted packet. The exploitability of this vulnerability
has not been verified.
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 0.67-1.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.70-pre20031121-2.
We recommend that you update your l2tpd package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-530
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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