Debian: DSA-2484-1: nut security update

    Date02 Jun 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2484-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    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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