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DSA-1786-1 acpid -- denial of service

ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:600317Date: (C)2011-05-13   (M)2017-10-04
Class: PATCHFamily: unix




It was discovered that acpid, a daemon for delivering ACPI events, is prone to a denial of service attack by opening a large number of UNIX sockets, which are not closed properly. For the stable distribution , this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.8-1lenny1. For the oldstable distribution , this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.4-5etch1. For the testing distribution and the unstable distribution , this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.10-1. We recommend that you upgrade your acpid packages.

Platform:
Debian 5.0
Debian 4.0
Product:
acpid
Reference:
DSA-1786-1
CVE-2009-0798
CVE    1
CVE-2009-0798

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