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Debian Security Advisory DSA 014-1 (splitvt)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

15 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to splitvt announced via advisory DSA 014-1.

Insight

Insight

It was reported recently that splitvt is vulnerable to numerous buffer overflow attack and a format string attack. An attacker was able to gain access to the tty group. We recommend you upgrade your splitvt package immediately.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20014-1

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