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freesweep - buffer overflow



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-391-1 freesweep -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
28 Sep 2003
Affected Packages:
freesweep
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0828.
More information:

Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in freesweep, when processing several environment variables. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to gain gid 'games'.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.88-4woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you update your freesweep package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/freesweep/freesweep_0.88-4woody1_sparc.deb

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



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