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[DSA717] DSA-717-1 lsh-utils

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-717-1 lsh-utils

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several security relevant problems have been discovered in lsh, the
alternative secure shell v2 (SSH2) protocol server. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
vulnerabilities:
Bennett Todd discovered a heap buffer overflow in lshd which could
lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
Niels Möller discovered a denial of service condition in lshd.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.5-2woody3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.1-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your lsh-server package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-717
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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