Debian: purity buffer overflows

    Date13 Sep 2002
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two buffer overflows have been discovered in purity, a game for nerds and hackers, which is installed setgid games on a Debian system. This problem could be exploited to gain unauthorized access to the group games. A malicious user could alter the highscore of several games.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 166-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
    September 13th, 2002                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : purity
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    
    Two buffer overflows have been discovered in purity, a game for nerds
    and hackers, which is installed setgid games on a Debian system.  This
    problem could be exploited to gain unauthorized access to the group
    games.  A malicious user could alter the highscore of several games.
    
    This problem has been fixed in version 1-14.2 for the current stable
    distribution (woody), in version 1-9.1 for the old stable distribution
    (potato) and in version 1-16 for the unstable distribution (sid).
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your purity packages.
    
    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 2.2 alias potato
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      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-9.1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      513 a7a4276a6c694131a5b3bd58703c8c05
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-9.1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:     5147 db47d2d1f51b5f8c97bcb93974b7b5cf
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    22249 19cbbd136a94aae3d175d8ccc963368d
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-9.1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    29176 f69989e76361e30813eb233aa500b9c6
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-9.1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27762 169dce544dcab575cc126800eeabb6ce
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-9.1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27404 6eb60f91f4cd3730bef018115268c568
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-9.1_m68k.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    26934 d1337244388c4b5a183b379e34b37fd1
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-9.1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27760 140ce3d691acc98c27dd6851972db0e9
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-9.1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    29952 cb2b48e0465b48b89b220feb30818113
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      550 8e669427422857640b0531e3566706f9
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:     6171 6901ba40ea0938bab43a893e4f75da8a
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    22249 19cbbd136a94aae3d175d8ccc963368d
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    28890 ecb67c79c8047cc631cf63d6fcd93996
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27434 6bb8ed0579e96fcff971086d750937ce
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    26906 7ec62b9371253879b93fe6db0ef75945
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    30694 7c26d3db982acf14a2e8133cf204e164
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    29234 ceb6569248e96d1fd415de15f8f26370
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_m68k.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    26560 4385599f2f16238c4b2628c9a8fc54cc
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27798 e6b360203cd31c13f19d5bc257684f64
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27756 12bb21c88be3011bfd50045a73361255
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27306 c782697984b5e8ae83ed16c594d80437
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27624 c370933a2db896857c5fa3bb86a2a2db
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/purity/purity_1-14.2_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    29980 e48dcb304202e2e29634bd51dbd307a3
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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