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[DSA1114] DSA-1114-1 hashcash Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Andreas Seltenreich discovered a buffer overflow in hashcash, a
postage payment scheme for email that is based on hash calculations,
which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via specially
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your hashcash package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1114
Threat Level: High
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