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[DSA314] DSA-314-1 atftp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Rick Patel discovered that atftpd is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
when a long filename is sent to the server. A possible hacker could exploit
this bug remotely to execute arbitrary code on the server.
For the stable distribution (woody), this problem has been fixed in
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain an atftp
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your atftp package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-314
Threat Level: High
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