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[DSA527] DSA-527-1 pavuk Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-527-1 pavuk

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Ulf Härnhammar discovered a vulnerability in pavuk, a file retrieval
program, whereby an oversized HTTP 305 response sent by a malicious
server could cause arbitrary code to be executed with the rights
of the pavuk process.
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 0.9pl28-1woody1.
pavuk is no longer included in the unstable distribution of Debian.
We recommend that you update your pavuk package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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