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[DSA713] DSA-713-1 junkbuster Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several bugs have been found in junkbuster, a HTTP proxy and filter.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
James Ranson discovered that a possible hacker can modify the referrer
setting with a carefully crafted URL by accidentally overwriting a
Tavis Ormandy from the Gentoo Security Team discovered several
heap corruptions due to inconsistent use of an internal function
that can crash the daemon or possibly lead to the execution of
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
The unstable distribution (sid) doesn't contain the junkbuster package
We recommend that you upgrade your junkbuster package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-713
Threat Level: High
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