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[DSA382] DSA-382-3 ssh Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A bug has been found in OpenSSH's buffer handling where a buffer could
be marked as grown when the actual reallocation failed.
This advisory is an addition to the earlier DSA-382-1 advisory: two more
buffer handling problems have been found in addition to the one
described in DSA-382-1. It is not known if these bugs are exploitable,
but as a precaution an upgrade is advised.
This advisory is an addition to the earlier DSA-382-1 and DSA-382-2
advisories: Solar Designer found four more bugs in OpenSSH that may be
For the Debian stable distribution (woody) these bugs have been fixed
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-382
Threat Level: High
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