Debian: falconseye buffer overflow vulnerability

    Date15 Jul 2003
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The falconseye package is vulnerable to a buffer overflow exploited via a long '-s' command line option.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 350-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Matt Zimmerman
    July 15th, 2003                
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    Package        : falconseye
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id         : CAN-2003-0358
    The falconseye package is vulnerable to a buffer overflow exploited
    via a long '-s' command line option.  This vulnerability could be used
    by an attacker to gain gid 'games' on a system where falconseye is
    Note that falconseye does not contain the file permission error
    CAN-2003-0359 which affected some other nethack packages.
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.9.3-7woody3.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.9.3-9.
    We recommend that you update your falconseye 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
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      700 b11f92392768f7513c5d4f113faf113d
          Size/MD5 checksum:    14939 70aeba2469a22234e1d6c659c47e848a
          Size/MD5 checksum:  8237462 1f5a837d76b64bf52cfe0033924fb37e
      Architecture independent components:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  4991316 520ff0f0be13cfa42baa65af97f0b55e
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1149664 3ff9e27ffa544fd1e5e2e8ddde03e1d5
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   873900 1d50f9f972b15030de3923f9376a870b
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   774438 f9df67fd1d58100b46aaf348d9678472
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1381860 1a7d26c1962f3e222bd162b1d1f48359
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1000060 7a106848005c7d98a4f85112dcfe4962
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   728580 dfe5e7296df28eebd191debcb081097c
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   935716 15224a235dc364839e9bd41dd86f21f5
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   936784 c9b192045d43213a567a88eca6775dab
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   881438 6e383fb41473e7433db1c88a05916c94
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   854812 aa044dc021a572309b65c7d7ce821dca
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   894254 0aaa7b6c9f8918aab550ea5e4af07a49
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
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    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and
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