A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 1.3.31-6ubuntu0.7. In general, a standard system upgrade is
sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
A buffer overflow was discovered in the "htpasswd" utility. This could
be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking htpasswd. This is only a security vulnerability if you have a
website that offers a public interface to htpasswd without checking
the input beforehand; however, this is very unusual.