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xbl - buffer overflows



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-327-1 xbl -- buffer overflows

Date Reported:
19 Jun 2003
Affected Packages:
xbl
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0451.
More information:

Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xbl, a game, which can be triggered by long command line arguments. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid 'games'.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.0k-3woody1.

For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed in version 1.0i-7potato1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version 1.0k-5.

We recommend that you update your xbl package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (potato)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_i386.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_m68k.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_powerpc.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_sparc.deb

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_sparc.deb

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.



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