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[DSA678] DSA-678-1 netkit-rwho

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-678-1 netkit-rwho

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

"Vlad902" discovered a vulnerability in the rwhod program that can be
used to crash the listening process. The broadcasting one is
unaffected. This vulnerability only affects little endian
architectures (i.e. on Debian: alpha, arm, ia64, i386, mipsel,
and s390).
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17-4woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your rwhod package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-678
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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