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[DSA896] DSA-896-1 linux-ftpd-ssl Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A buffer overflow has been discovered in ftpd-ssl, a simple BSD FTP
server with SSL encryption support, that could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain linux-ftpd-ssl
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 ftpd-ssl package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-896
Threat Level: High
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