|Category:||Debian Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Debian Security Advisory DSA 687-1 (bidwatcher)|
|Summary:||Debian Security Advisory DSA 687-1 (bidwatcher)|
The remote host is missing an update to bidwatcher
announced via advisory DSA 687-1.
Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a
format string vulnerability in bidwatcher, a tool for watching and
bidding on eBay auctions. This problem can be triggered remotely by a
web server of eBay, or someone pretending to be eBay, sending certain
data back. As of version 1.3.17 the program uses cURL and is not
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your bidwatcher package.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0158|
Debian Security Information: DSA-687 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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