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Published:

30 June 2003

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            ESB-2003.0450 -- Debian Security Advisory DSA-334-1
                 New xgalaga packages fix buffer overflow
                               30 June 2003

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:                xgalaga
Publisher:              Debian
Operating System:       Debian GNU/Linux 3.0
                        Linux
Impact:                 Increased Privileges
Access Required:        Existing Account
CVE Names:              CAN-2003-0454

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 334-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
June 28th, 2003                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : xgalaga
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids        : CAN-2003-0454

Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xgalaga, a game,
which can be triggered by a long HOME environment variable.  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 2.0.34-19woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
2.0.34-22.

We recommend that you update your xgalaga 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:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      576 746a62bbc0e1fe3e402ebf0baf7d409f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    33875 cca65c5c025fe964e574ed286bf1a48e
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   314189 9f7ee685e9c4741b5f0edc3f91df9510

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   208352 2ee48a6c41ed2912f9c04b7e5bab0b2f

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   198666 3bba4b2486e3c48f6d116f55b521180d

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   191654 4fd57335930cb976e93b48993fc159e0

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   225428 0030ed8957fda5d7787415deceb05b41

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   211990 8877bd894336e2b4eeae5e90bb76bae9

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   192832 5edfdbf20d05364609abd78121e86839

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   205460 928639b6561e32e4e8f7820dbae789ed

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   202588 27e65f0489cee88c3b2af603764ae66f

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   199984 f0baf858ea5f44368fe14fceb581862f

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   200876 a816f3a90931f141ed0d0450d77feb44

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xgalaga/xgalaga_2.0.34-19woody1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   205648 ce754d6e1665737c7160a14ca47d21f8

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>
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