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    Debian: DSA-2635-1: cfingerd security update

    Date 01 Mar 2013
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2635-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    March 1, 2013                          https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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