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[DSA129] DSA-129-1 uucp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
We have received reports that in.uucpd, an authentication agent in the
uucp package, does not properly terminate certain long input strings.
This has been corrected in uucp package version 1.06.1-11potato3 for
Debian 2.2 (potato) and in version 1.06.1-18 for the upcoming (woody)
We recommend you upgrade your uucp package immediately.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-129
Threat Level: High
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