Debian: marbles Buffer overflow vulnerability

    Date26 Sep 2003
    CategoryDebian
    1706
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in marbles, when processingthe HOME environment variable. This vulnerability could be exploitedby a local user to gain gid 'games'.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 390-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    September 26th, 2003                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : marbles
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2003-0830
    
    Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in marbles, when processing
    the HOME environment variable.  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 1.0.2-1woody1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you update your marbles 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/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      639 245bdf77bd4bd8486c6b5f3959cb60b3
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     6555 e961bb7403e459ce364b0687d0820269
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   798960 33d85d3b201eadf2da75522fef7a9f18
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   810666 2cc6147dd9f7bb2bda5cbf028a5a6140
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   795756 5e376a3686f47c3e9f807dd2d561bbc8
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   791310 9d24587b577fd87dad5692e8047a410a
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   825452 9612573fe33cf864ef555b2768f9482c
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   802686 1c19d173e8099b2dac59e3a8a7811c99
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   790122 2764f5703c05c5a8aa08da904b35e3eb
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   799582 769ecd91c03047b7dd49f7de01eb211e
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   799440 c608d603b5bb7a97f178c3270536d01d
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   795932 f70c6781b0c606014ff699e1afedae94
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   793942 6e666436a5fdc933c7a73f96e82468bb
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/marbles/marbles_1.0.2-1woody1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   794888 a5e518028cf16dcfcdfdef2f4ad90856
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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