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xgalaga - buffer overflows



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-334-1 xgalaga -- buffer overflows

Date Reported:
28 Jun 2003
Affected Packages:
xgalaga
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0454.
More information:

Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xgalaga, a game, which can be triggered by a long HOME environment variable. 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 2.0.34-19woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version 2.0.34-22.

We recommend that you update your xgalaga package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_sparc.deb

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



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