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[DSA349] DSA-349-1 nfs-utils Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
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
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you update your nfs-utils package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-349
Threat Level: High
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