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Debian It has been reported that one can tweak man2html remotely into consuming all available memory. This has been fixed by Nicolás Lichtmaier with help of Stephan Kulow.

Debian Security Advisory DSA-035-1                                            Martin Schulze
March 7, 2001

Package        : man2html
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Type           : remote DoS
Debian-specific: no
Fixed version  : 1.5-22 and 1.5-23

It has been reported that one can tweak man2html remotely into
consuming all available memory.  This has been fixed by Nicolás
Lichtmaier with help of Stephan Kulow.

We recommend you upgrade your man2html package immediately.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

  Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: 2fc4ee65395122b5552473cd62876924
      MD5 checksum: b157e2207d5da25d71c74e64be46cd2f
      MD5 checksum: 95081f3883dd7647227af148cf05da55

  Intel ia32 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 706b70b961789cd15e32d1d7b53987e0

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 74667dfc3f498c55f35d641f7f4dadbc

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 0a25f12fd8f594582b3eda82d492235b

  Alpha architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 71cef3d676484426f8568a9ea38cb0a2

  PowerPC architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 225e85f974d32a65f432b70cb037cfb3

  ARM architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 758deb08ce747c0756a567aeeac3c977

  These files will be moved into*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory$arch/ .

For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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