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ftpwatch package has major security problems

Date 13 Dec 1999
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
We have found that the ftpwatch package as distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 1.3 and later distributions has a security problem which makes it trivial for users to gain root access.
We have found that the ftpwatch package as distributed in Debian
GNU/Linux 1.3 and later distributions has a security problem which makes
it trivial for users to gain root access.

We recommend that you remove the ftpwatch package immediately.

We will be working on a new version of ftpwatch to address these issues and
will announce that in a new advisory.

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