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[DSA244] DSA-244-1 noffle Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Dan Jacobson noticed a problem in noffle, an offline news server, that
leads to a segmentation fault. It is not yet clear whether this
problem is exploitable. However, if it is, a remote attacker could
trigger arbitrary code execution under the user that calls noffle,
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain a noffle
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your noffle package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-244
Threat Level: High
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