Debian: 'xbl' buffer overflow

    Date20 Jun 2003
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xbl, a game, which can be triggered by long command line arguments. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid 'games'.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 327-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    June 19th, 2003                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xbl
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    
    Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xbl, a game, which
    can be triggered by long command line arguments.  This vulnerability
    could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid 'games'.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0k-3woody1.
    
    For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.0i-7potato1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
    1.0k-5.
    
    We recommend that you update your xbl package.
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    --------------------
    
    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/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      554 d4b156eca0f35de954bd913bcd189b3e
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     7844 a55498b9b859c7a71744e9e9e1752af3
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   213223 b9ea1555044e7ca80ff781796fd867b1
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   120714 dc4849970e1a724b4387e7f3f07dc820
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   104536 74d0a2c7da8e14e1b7f425f31ab6f5d8
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   100054 3ef40d75316e7f455868fa23f40712d9
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    96526 22868d833d5b1ff7616709516ca91750
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   108338 1bf1e03fcde2d23aa7c6bcfa751899db
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0i-7potato1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   107850 339f2a39f75c73d1eafd0bf20216bc95
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
    --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      566 a25e8ecf19edb97ab3cc32d52f20712f
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     9244 2376e2e1b69d0d79f0b0c0f87fe99a73
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   135080 22e7822a449ae5b68695158fd59ea49c
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   122224 ef6d29658f10a304876a2f17660b92a4
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   111094 d02b8e87910b0c410698430110eb4609
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   103230 91c87f285064777b556e60a41b5d137e
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   151410 f01344cab1623a36565d7ccae04ff20c
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   116734 8ba40022bd13b071ce9832879bc00057
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    97730 5d8d438bd00e9f82b84a42f2d9797141
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   115968 161ebcca8ea2a4adb31ecad81c151ee1
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   115830 59b4a9b21a0658d6fc1f4b42d599f91d
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   112202 69b74ea9a5fb019dbcd56051789c8970
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   106190 59e14cbb58a28db14639bba8a3c0c802
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xbl/xbl_1.0k-3woody1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   111194 b67bf2b0ba2174935b2ef85ca45a28a3
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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