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[DSA825] DSA-825-1 loop-aes-utils 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.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain loop-aes-utils
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 loop-aes-utils package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-825
Threat Level: High
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