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[DSA678] DSA-678-1 netkit-rwho Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
"Vlad902" discovered a vulnerability in the rwhod program that can be
used to crash the listening process. The broadcasting one is
unaffected. This vulnerability only affects little endian
architectures (i.e. on Debian: alpha, arm, ia64, i386, mipsel,
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 rwhod package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-678
Threat Level: High
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