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[DSA604] DSA-604-1 hpsockd Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
"infamous41md" discovered a buffer overflow condition in hpsockd, the
socks server written at Hewlett-Packard. An exploit could cause the
program to crash or may have worse effect.
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 hpsockd package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-604
Threat Level: High
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