Debian: typespeed buffer overflow vulnerability

    Date27 Dec 2002
    CategoryDebian
    2355
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    By overflowing a buffer a local attacker could execute arbitrary commands under the group id games.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 217-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    	 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    December 27th, 2002                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : typespeed
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    
    A problem has been discovered in the typespeed, a game that lets you
    measure your typematic speed.  By overflowing a buffer  a local
    attacker could execute arbitrary commands under the group id games.
    
    For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
    fixed in version 0.4.1-2.1.
    
    For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.4.0-5.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.4.2-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your typespeed package.
    
    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
    ---------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0-5.1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      575 f6226194d5fc98835987d752904f7149
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0-5.1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     6763 deefebffe7313476dff4d1b076c46cd7
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    33037 587b3ca15b32142d24bd452881c64dd1
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0-5.1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    40752 2fdb1f039ddb6fa746e785744632590f
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0-5.1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    34716 ae61105ff80f44f49ea6a92b48cce71e
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0-5.1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    34326 b5bc6881676b8a102afcad03de4c4eb7
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0-5.1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    33486 2b6d7bac7d6f582b77a61683d7afb437
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0-5.1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37004 7ef642e4f567077c7eda5094359f6d8d
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.0-5.1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    39132 521d46c4ffcb2315674388756bae0a5a
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
    --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      575 fb28aec0af0ad71d5f3c424359082a32
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     8136 ccafdd4e0cf004587395ef4a72484efd
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    35492 0af9809cd20bd9010732ced930090f32
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    44336 83b3ed65a67602831d5dc089f53bcfc5
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    39016 eb929720e523608b0e74876c28505a86
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38708 03594d270467f1e603deb4a710cf1c54
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    49902 c21eb5bcefee5e06c2d3172675f1dd1f
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41824 f8366e40e1a202bc517c53f5c4318ff0
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37398 97cc30fc64831b29fa381525be5efdd5
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41050 32977331dc2e7abc553bcce803a6f91c
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41078 5d24a3e5e23743e83c2b1e94b8e30efa
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41172 9d35eb25d585f47dcddc85bc8282ca4d
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38628 13452b96ee560a05b3d17f71ad194f5f
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    42972 0ac49283d67f331bae77b6c52cf2d521
    
    
      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
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and  http://packages.debian.org/
    
    
    
    
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