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[DSA823] DSA-823-1 util-linux Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
David Watson discovered a bug in mount as provided by util-linux and
other packages such as loop-aes-utils that allows local users to
bypass filesystem access restrictions by re-mounting it read-only.
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 util-linux package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-823
Threat Level: High
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