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[DSA103] DSA-103-1 glibc Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A buffer overflow has been found in the globbing code for glibc.
This is the code which is used to glob patterns for filenames and is
commonly used in applications like shells and FTP servers.
This has been fixed in version 2.1.3-20 and we recommend that
you upgrade your libc package immediately.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-103
Threat Level: High
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