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Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 530-1 (l2tpd)
Summary:Debian Security Advisory DSA 530-1 (l2tpd)
Description:The remote host is missing an update to l2tpd
announced via advisory DSA 530-1.

Thomas Walpuski reported a buffer overflow in l2tpd, an implementation
of the layer 2 tunneling protocol, whereby a remote attacker could
potentially cause arbitrary code to be executed by transmitting a
specially crafted packet. The exploitability of this vulnerability
has not been verified.

For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 0.67-1.2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.70-pre20031121-2.

We recommend that you update your l2tpd package.

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0649
Bugtraq: 20040604 bss-based buffer overflow in l2tpd (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-530 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: l2tpd-writepacket-bo(16326)
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