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[DSA050] DSA-050-1 sendfile Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-050-1 sendfile

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Colin Phipps and Daniel Kobras discovered and fixed several serious
bugs in the saft daemon `sendfiled' which caused it to drop rights
incorrectly. Exploiting this a local user can easily make it execute
arbitrary code under root rights.

We recommend you upgrade your sendfile packages immediately.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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