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[DSA611] DSA-611-1 htget Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
"infamous41md" discovered a buffer overflow in htget, a file grabber
that will get files from HTTP servers. It is possible to overflow a
buffer and execute arbitrary code by accessing a malicious URL.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
This package is not present in the testing and unstable distributions.
We recommend that you upgrade your htget package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-611
Threat Level: High
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