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[DSA1128] DSA-1128-1 heartbeat Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-1128-1 heartbeat

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
version 1.2.3-9sarge5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your heartbeat packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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