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[DSA063] DSA-063-1 xinetd Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-063-1 xinetd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

zen-parse reported on bugtraq that there is a possible buffer overflow
in the logging code from xinetd. This could be triggered by using a
fake identd that returns special replies when xinetd does an ident

Another problem is that xinetd sets it umask to 0. As a result any
programs that xinetd start that are not careful with file permissions
will create world-writable files.

Both problems have been fixed in version

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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