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[DSA590] DSA-590-1 gnats Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Khan Shirani discovered a format string vulnerability in gnats, the
GNU problem report management system. This problem may be exploited
to execute arbitrary code.
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 gnats package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-590
Threat Level: High
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