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[DSA675] DSA-675-1 hztty

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-675-1 hztty

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Erik Sjölund discovered that hztty, a converter for GB, Big5 and zW/HZ
Chinese encodings in a tty session, can be triggered to execute
arbitrary commands with group utmp rights.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0-5.2woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0-6.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your hztty package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-675
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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