Debian: 'xtokkaetama' buffer overflow

    Date08 Aug 2003
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Another buffer overflow was discovered in xtokkaetama, involving the"-nickname" command line option. This vulnerability could beexploited by a local attacker to gain gid 'games'.
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 367-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Matt Zimmerman
    August 8th, 2003               
    Package        : xtokkaetama
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2003-0652
    Another buffer overflow was discovered in xtokkaetama, involving the
    "-nickname" command line option.  This vulnerability could be
    exploited by a local attacker to gain gid 'games'.
    For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.0b-6woody2.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
    We recommend that you update your xtokkaetama 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 3.0 alias woody
      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      593 eb84bec50c2115725ee1c8477bd06d1a
          Size/MD5 checksum:     6598 e3f0f614059206a4145033da3a767990
          Size/MD5 checksum:   107487 101ee56e00f4b0b9dc10caa3e38fc826
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   112644 8adee7a174ca894b8d4f4abaa908e4e6
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   105516 aadcb40dad8d8b07058fb0b275bbda12
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   101918 8127aeaefddc310805bb600b73aa35ff
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   123860 95516e820f6143db875fc6cb060af3b3
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   110168 be2129764d4238f27796752ba6c186ce
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   100736 394f476c9028fd7851bdae74cd36e21f
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   108042 7bd17d6e4da207b0e2cca6268f0f9107
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   107244 499d335449b1761995be6cefead1bdca
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   107800 14352aca4111cec66cffd68a88834b75
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   105076 02b177a29fd4723d3147981c044aa287
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   109056 c781e63ec9128bf5e559457d3d43c27c
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and
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