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atari800 - buffer overflows



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-359-1 atari800 -- buffer overflows

Date Reported:
31 Jul 2003
Affected Packages:
atari800
Vulnerable:
Yes
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)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/a/atari800/atari800_1.2.2-1woody2_sparc.deb

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



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