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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA786] DSA-786-1 simpleproxy Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-786-1 simpleproxy

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
version 3.2-3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your simpleproxy package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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