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[DSA765] DSA-765-1 heimdal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
GaŽl Delalleau discovered a buffer overflow in the handling of the
LINEMODE suboptions in telnet clients. Heimdal, a free implementation
of Kerberos 5, also contains such a client. This can lead to the
execution of arbitrary code when connected to a malicious server.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your heimdal package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-765
Threat Level: High
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