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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702645
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2645-1 (inetutils - denial of service)
Summary: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.
Description:Summary:
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.

Affected Software/OS:
inetutils on Debian Linux

Solution:
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.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2529
BugTraq ID: 41911
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/41911
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:138
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1890
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