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[DSA1128] DSA-1128-1 heartbeat Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Yan Rong Ge discovered that wrong permissions on a shared memory page
in heartbeat, the subsystem for High-Availability Linux could be
exploited by a local attacker to cause a denial of service.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your heartbeat packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1128
Threat Level: High
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