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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200302-08
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PACKAGE : nethack
SUMMARY : buffer overflow
DATE    : 2003-02-18 09:10 UTC
EXPLOIT : local

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Overflowing a buffer in nethack may lead to privelige escalation to
games uid.

Read the full advisory at: 
https://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104489201032144&w=2

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
app-games/nethack upgrade to nethack-3.4.0-r6 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge -u nethack
emerge clean

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