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    Debian: DSA-2645-1: inetutils security update

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    Ovidiu Mara reported in 2010 a vulnerability in the ping util, commonly used by system and network administrators. By carefully crafting ICMP responses, an attacker could make the ping command hangs.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2645-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
    March 14, 2013                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : inetutils
    Vulnerability  : denial of service
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2010-2529
    Debian Bug     : 
    
    Ovidiu Mara reported in 2010 a vulnerability in the ping util, commonly used by
    system and network administrators. By carefully crafting ICMP responses, an
    attacker could make the ping command hangs.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:1.6-3.1+squeeze2.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:1.9-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:1.9-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your inetutils 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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