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[DSA604] DSA-604-1 hpsockd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-604-1 hpsockd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

"infamous41md" discovered a buffer overflow condition in hpsockd, the
socks server written at Hewlett-Packard. An exploit could cause the
program to crash or may have worse effect.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6.woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.14.
We recommend that you upgrade your hpsockd package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-604
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11800

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

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