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[DSA832] DSA-832-1 gopher Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several buffer overflows have been discovered in gopher, a
text-oriented client for the Gopher Distributed Hypertext protocol,
that can be exploited by a malicious Gopher 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 gopher package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-832
Threat Level: High
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