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Debian: 'xpilot' Remote buffer overflow vulnerability

Date 17 Apr 2002
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
This overflow can be abused by remote attackers to gain access tothe server under which the xpilot server is running.

Debian Security Advisory DSA-127-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wichert Akkerman
April 17, 2002

Package        : xpilot
Problem type   : remote buffer overflow
Debian-specific: no

An internal audit by the xpilot (a multi-player tactical manoeuvring
game for X) maintainers revealed a buffer overflow in xpilot server.
This overflow can be abused by remote attackers to gain access to
the server under which the xpilot server is running.

This has been fixed in upstream version 4.5.1 and version
4.1.0-4.U.4alpha2.4.potato1 of the Debian package.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

  Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.
  At this moment arm packages are not available yet.

  Source archives:
MD5 checksum: 6c7aa5e06237d0848cc05c3f121d43f3
MD5 checksum: 51c30a3a226f52e0f99ed5d656e42f37
MD5 checksum: 049f4e51d8f033911d3ce055b3b6b701

  Architecture independent archives:
MD5 checksum: 05c17a8211111e576b8886d6dfd4e737

  Alpha architecture:
MD5 checksum: f506b1c9866c9585900351c10955dd43
MD5 checksum: c45fd37746a572ca4d778a2f6e52dbc5
MD5 checksum: 3950b11932d57fb3ae72d1d5621d7f05
MD5 checksum: a66b89463d42a6975df899fa130470f8

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
MD5 checksum: f0d1306de990f6160ba5cc3e1580b2b2
MD5 checksum: 28b1c0e638e142f93eb2af7ca71f80d5
MD5 checksum: 4bb509a8a5711bc570c9e2645b926a35
MD5 checksum: b2c7cf184d6ff9b9b52e7e5a324ff3d7

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
MD5 checksum: dbac533733306578fdc22c585c1e55e6
MD5 checksum: d8d9414db73b3088330755a7d561ac5d
MD5 checksum: 84ec746bc1c1e816448e10868981794d
MD5 checksum: ae66ef2a10d456761541c135bf88fb16

  PowerPC architecture:
MD5 checksum: 49cc8ed07762238a86369190e76dad69
MD5 checksum: cb0ec5bcf0895efb66f403cafa55d65b
MD5 checksum: 98b99485dddf88297de54d3cf9af57b0
MD5 checksum: 256bb2bdfad21832a159570239900da5

  Sun Sparc architecture:
MD5 checksum: c496e49126d1e2b6991ffbd1c131f5c9
MD5 checksum: 507b9fbda3656835a068f86594aaf8bb
MD5 checksum: d47eb85feb092c653e367fcd348600b1
MD5 checksum: 8658a59cc18ba83ba84304df0ecbbfec

  These packages will be moved into the stable distribution on its next

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