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[DSA1001] DSA-1001-1 crossfire

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1001-1 crossfire

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was discovered that Crossfire, a multiplayer adventure game, performs
insufficient bounds checking on network packets when run in "oldsocketmode",
which may possibly lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.0-1woody1.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.0.dfsg.1-4sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.0-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your crossfire packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1001
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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