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[DSA677] DSA-677-1 sympa Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Erik Sjölund discovered that a support script of sympa, a mailing list
manager, is running setuid sympa and vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
This could potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary code under
the sympa user id.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your sympa package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-677
Threat Level: High
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