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[DSA923] DSA-923-1 dropbear

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-923-1 dropbear

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A buffer overflow has been discovered in dropbear, a lightweight SSH2
server and client, that may permit authenticated users to execute
arbitrary code as the server user (usually root).
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain dropbear packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.45-2sarge0.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.47-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your dropbear package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-923
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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