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[DSA529] DSA-529-1 netkit-telnet-ssl Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
"b0f" discovered a format string vulnerability in netkit-telnet-ssl
which could potentially allow a remote attacker to cause the execution
of arbitrary code with the rights of the telnet daemon (the
'telnetd' user by default).
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 0.17.17+0.1-2woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you update your netkit-telnet-ssl package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-529
Threat Level: High
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