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[DSA408] DSA-408-1 screen Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Timo Sirainen reported a vulnerability in screen, a terminal
multiplexor with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation, that can lead an
attacker to gain group utmp rights.
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 upgrade your screen package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-408
Threat Level: High
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