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August 30th, 2007, 06:20 AM
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================================================== ========= Ubuntu Security Notice USN-507-1 August 30, 2007 tcp-wrappers vulnerability https://launchpad.net/bugs/135332 ================================================== ========= A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 7.04 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 7.04: libwrap0 7.6.dbs-11ubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: It was discovered that the TCP wrapper library was incorrectly allowing connections to services that did not specify server-side connection details. Remote attackers could connect to services that had been configured to block such connections. This only affected Ubuntu Feisty.





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