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[DSA896] DSA-896-1 linux-ftpd-ssl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-896-1 linux-ftpd-ssl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A buffer overflow has been discovered in ftpd-ssl, a simple BSD FTP
server with SSL encryption support, that could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain linux-ftpd-ssl
packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.18+0.3-3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.18+0.3-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your ftpd-ssl package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-896
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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