DSA 2484-1: nut security update
Posted on: 06/02/2012 02:08 PM

A nut security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2484-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
June 02, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : nut
Vulnerability : denial of service
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-2944
Debian Bug : 675203

Sebastian Pohle discovered that upsd, the server of Network UPS Tools
(NUT) is vulnerable to a remote denial of service attack.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.3-1.1squeeze2.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid),
this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your nut packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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