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[DSA1072] DSA-1072-1 nagios Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A buffer overflow has been discovered in nagios, a host, service and
network monitoring and management system, that could be exploited by
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain nagios packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4-1 and 2.3-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your nagios package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1072
Threat Level: High
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