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[DSA166] DSA-166-1 purity

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-166-1 purity

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Two buffer overflows have been discovered in purity, a game for nerds
and hackers, which is installed setgid games on a Debian system. This
problem could be exploited to gain unauthorized access to the group
games. A malicious user could alter the highscore of several games.
This problem has been fixed in version 1-14.2 for the current stable
distribution (woody), in version 1-9.1 for the old stable distribution
(potato) and in version 1-16 for the unstable distribution (sid).
We recommend that you upgrade your purity packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-166
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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