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[DSA1158] DSA-1158-1 streamripper Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered that
streamripper, a utility to record online radio-streams, performs
insufficient sanitising of data received from the streaming server,
which might lead to buffer overflows and the execution of arbitrary
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 streamripper package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1158
Threat Level: High
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