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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
Christoph Martin noticed that upon configuration mason, which
interactively creates a Linux packet filtering firewall, does not
install the init script to actually load the firewall during system
boot. This will leave the machine without a firewall after a reboot.
See also :
Upgrade the mason package.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Debian Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19953 (debian_DSA-845.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3118