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zblast - buffer overflow



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-369-1 zblast -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
08 Aug 2003
Affected Packages:
zblast
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0613.
More information:

Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in zblast-svgalib, when saving the high score file. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to gain gid 'games', if they can achieve a high score.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.2pre-5woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version 1.2.1-7.

We recommend that you update your zblast package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast_1.2pre-5woody2.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast_1.2pre-5woody2.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast_1.2pre.orig.tar.gz
Architecture-independent component:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-data_1.2pre-5woody2_all.deb
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-svgalib_1.2pre-5woody2_i386.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zblast/zblast-x11_1.2pre-5woody2_sparc.deb

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



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