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[DSA050] DSA-050-1 sendfile Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
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 : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-050
Threat Level: High
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