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Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA786] DSA-786-1 simpleproxy

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-786-1 simpleproxy

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Ulf Hńrnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a
format string vulnerability in simpleproxy, a simple TCP proxy, that
can be exploited via replies from remote HTTP proxies.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2-3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your simpleproxy package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-786
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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