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[DSA611] DSA-611-1 htget

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-611-1 htget

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

"infamous41md" discovered a buffer overflow in htget, a file grabber
that will get files from HTTP servers. It is possible to overflow a
buffer and execute arbitrary code by accessing a malicious URL.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.93-1.1woody1.
This package is not present in the testing and unstable distributions.
We recommend that you upgrade your htget package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-611
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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