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New xboing packages fix buffer overflows

Steve Kemp discovered a number of buffer overflow vulnerabilities in xboing, a game, which could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid "games".

  • Vendor: Debian
  • Vendor ID: DSA 451-1
  • Date: February 27, 2004


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Debian Security Advisory DSA 451-1 [email protected]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Matt Zimmerman
February 27th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : xboing
Vulnerability : buffer overflows
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id : CAN-2004-0149
Debian bug : 174924

Steve Kemp discovered a number of buffer overflow vulnerabilities in
xboing, a game, which could be exploited by a local attacker to gain
gid "games".

For the current stable distribution (woody) these problems have been
fixed in version 2.4-26woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.4-26.1.

We recommend that you update your xboing package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 580 f9ef94d37b5db34cf867d172529ad325
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 13200 3627d000f33d496e5092bef84c92963e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 586869 3b6ebbf4321cffc69048e5611aa9d28d

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 533078 77530ad6b6abdb480af6a7d5ba03d609

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 520166 de88300d9d4d6232b0e04d8dc700d5f1

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 510744 21f12476ececfab492a3525162e465bf

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 575066 d59a129a157f2c7f0d6b155d5c219c24

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 516918 ef35a77de22e3785953b4824ae0f1324

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 509124 065f733083fac4310355ed1d212b386d

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 525836 b0af1feb5d8ced400a5e783f0abcfcd9

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 523436 34f791984ef83ac3237c40a3a615e3a0

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 512960 09be35d56f9707f45cda7971c1996b58

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 515484 2d00881d1d4204fef37e9a650bf96b90

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xboing/xboing_2.4-26woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 515784 517ce299d41930a7ed18ac2b48f178a1

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next revision.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: [email protected]
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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