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[DSA832] DSA-832-1 gopher

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-832-1 gopher

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several buffer overflows have been discovered in gopher, a
text-oriented client for the Gopher Distributed Hypertext protocol,
that can be exploited by a malicious Gopher server.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.3woody4.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.7sarge2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.11.
We recommend that you upgrade your gopher package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-832
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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