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atari800 - buffer overflows

Debian Security Advisory

DSA-359-1 atari800 -- buffer overflows

Date Reported:
31 Jul 2003
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0630.
More information:

Steve Kemp discovered multiple buffer overflows in atari800, an Atari emulator. In order to directly access graphics hardware, one of the affected programs is setuid root. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain root privileges.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.2-1woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon. Refer to Debian bug #203707.

We recommend that you update your atari800 package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Intel IA-32:
Intel IA-64:
Motorola 680x0:
Big endian MIPS:
Little endian MIPS:
IBM S/390:
Sun Sparc:

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

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