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Debian: New bomberclone packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date 13 Mar 2006
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 997-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
March 13th, 2006              
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Package        : bomberclone
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-0460
BugTraq ID     : 16697

Stefan Cornelius of Gentoo Security discovered that bomberclone, a
free Bomberman-like game, crashes when receiving overly long error
packets, which may also allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain bomberclone packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.11.5-1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in

We recommend that you upgrade your bomberclone 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 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      668 e59985e92646e66e09f0c904cc777e82
      Size/MD5 checksum:     6985 a9d9696db932b11774b839d2b765fd31
      Size/MD5 checksum:  7985803 cd2834d68980dd506038db44728cd2b1

  Architecture independent components:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  7586908 c869506540ddfc25d3c452f32350d4ff

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   128338 d97db6f509a94124fab9e20cdcabb2a4

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   114644 827f5f7850204fd2166a34258f17a71d

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   117114 3e0cf308c1cb3a93a032eddfb7331f9c

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    95614 626662760c83f79e2119e7e896970d4f

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   171882 ed2ef72266943a1cc789f3b6f0ba7358

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107690 383b107de7545ced60bb5afa38b4ed92

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    94488 32dc2741532866a837e1a6c8d7909b06

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   116202 e8c5cb65dfcfd70ffe8b6320188a6728

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   116026 29263ffcbf426c911e0b3d8a034a9b92

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   101888 0813f5ce3091cb8b7d482221c6b0a98f

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   113050 b5298b8a579f76f1fd0751a64f2835d3

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   102884 72313829a57423a10dd1d200775c9f0d

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

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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