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[DSA786] DSA-786-1 simpleproxy Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a
format string vulnerability in simpleproxy, a simple TCP proxy, that
can be exploited via replies from remote HTTP proxies.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected.
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 simpleproxy package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-786
Threat Level: High
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