[SECURITY] [DSA 2645-1] inetutils security update

2013-03-14T21:17:54
ID DEBIAN:DSA-2645-1:2F476
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2013-03-14T21:17:54

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2645-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez March 14, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


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: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org