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[DSA334] DSA-334-1 xgalaga

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-334-1 xgalaga

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

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.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-334
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8058

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

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