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[DSA349] DSA-349-1 nfs-utils Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-349-1 nfs-utils

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The logging code in nfs-utils contains an off-by-one buffer overrun
when adding a newline to the string being logged. This vulnerability
may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of
service condition by sending certain RPC requests.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.0-2woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.0.3-2.
We recommend that you update your nfs-utils package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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