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[DSA522] DSA-522-1 super Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Max Vozeler discovered a format string vulnerability in super, a
program to allow specified users to execute commands with root
rights. This vulnerability could potentially be exploited by a
local user to execute arbitrary code with root rights.
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 3.16.1-1.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.23.0-1.
We recommend that you update your super package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-522
Threat Level: High
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