radvd 1:1.6-1ubuntu0.1 source package in Ubuntu


radvd (1:1.6-1ubuntu0.1) maverick-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: arbitrary file overwrite via interface name
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-3602.patch: check for path traversal in
    - CVE-2011-3602
  * SECURITY UPDATE: incorrect privilege dropping handling
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-3603.patch: fail on errors in
      privsep-linux.c, radvd.c.
    - CVE-2011-3603
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial or service via buffer overreads
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-3604.patch: properly check length in
    - CVE-2011-3604
  * SECURITY UPDATE: temporary denial of service via delay
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-3605.patch: remove delay in process.c.
    - CVE-2011-3605
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Wed, 12 Oct 2011 09:57:54 -0400

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radvd_1.6-1ubuntu0.1.dsc 1.7 KiB 1e399b00a3195ff9e3169d7f6a0afd15daf9911cc7226d85ef0791dbb457684f

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radvd: Router Advertisement Daemon

 IPv6 has a lot more support for autoconfiguration than IPv4. But
 for this autoconfiguration to work on the hosts of a network, the
 routers of the local network have to run a program which answers
 the autoconfiguration requests of the hosts.
 On Linux this program is called radvd, which stands for Router
 ADVertisement Daemon. This daemon listens to router solicitations (RS)
 and answers with router advertisement (RA). Furthermore unsolicited
 RAs are also sent from time to time.