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[DSA845] DSA-845-1 mason Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Christoph Martin noticed that upon configuration mason, which
interactively creates a Linux packet filtering firewall, does not
install the init script to actually load the firewall during system
boot. This will leave the machine without a firewall after a reboot.
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 mason package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-845
Threat Level: High
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