Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2635-1 cfingerd -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 01 Mar 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 700098.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-1049.
- More information:
Malcolm Scott discovered a remote-exploitable buffer overflow in the RFC1413 (ident) client of cfingerd, a configurable finger daemon. This vulnerability was introduced in a previously applied patch to the cfingerd package in 1.4.3-3.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.3-3+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.3-3.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.3-3.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your cfingerd packages.