Debian: zblast buffer overflow vulnerability

    Date11 Aug 2003
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in zblast-svgalib, when savingthe high score file.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 369-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Matt Zimmerman
    August 8th, 2003               
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    Package        : zblast
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2003-0613
    Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in zblast-svgalib, when saving
    the high score file.  This vulnerability could be exploited by a local
    user to gain gid 'games', if they can achieve a high score.
    For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.2pre-5woody2.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
    We recommend that you update your zblast package.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    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
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      Source archives:
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      Architecture independent components:
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      Alpha architecture:
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      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    42714 f66c9d086d1f150f3daa203cb2f9dd49
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    32632 faa3cdf7051a4184e1b68070d43eac95
          Size/MD5 checksum:    34932 63302caf4eade00c97be50d29d67d2a7
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    57678 50aa16fa917f18b4ca691a3b3959c578
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    43698 07a64c5d21272d3cf76dfced0ea20547
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    32034 d40ee60665f8b363835dba5dd4890725
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    42418 99641d413e7887a9eb4940a3c04442d8
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    42068 3af9a555e17c654a0b434f34a061646e
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    39990 dbbc5ddef8af798e54ff029e21d4334e
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    40606 34a9bf81352557b8e2c1f1927080fd54
      Sun Sparc architecture:
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      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
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