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xbl - buffer overflow



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-345-1 xbl -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
08 Jul 2003
Affected Packages:
xbl
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0535.
More information:

Another buffer overflow was discovered in xbl, distinct from the one addressed in DSA-327 (CAN-2003-0451), involving the -display command line option. 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-3woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version 1.0k-6.

We recommend that you update your xbl package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2.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-3woody2_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody2_sparc.deb

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



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