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[DSA1084] DSA-1084-1 typespeed

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1084-1 typespeed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Niko Tyni discovered a buffer overflow in the processing of network
data in typespeed, a game for testing and improving typing speed, which
could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.1-2.4.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.4-8sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.4-10.
We recommend that you upgrade your typespeed packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1084
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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