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zblast - buffer overflow

Debian Security Advisory

DSA-369-1 zblast -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
08 Aug 2003
Affected Packages:
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)

Architecture-independent component:
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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