DSA 2635-1: cfingerd security update
Posted on: 03/01/2013 04:02 PM

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

DSA 2635-1: cfingerd security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2635-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 1, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : cfingerd
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: yes
CVE ID : CVE-2013-1049
Debian Bug : 700098

Malcolm Scott discovered a remote-exploitable buffer overflow in the
rfc1413 (ident) client of cfingerd, a configurable finger daemon. This
vulnerability was introduced in a previously applied patch to the
cfingerd package in 1.4.3-3.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.3-3+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.3-3.1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.3-3.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cfingerd 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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