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[DSA345] DSA-345-1 xbl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-345-1 xbl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Another buffer overflow was discovered in xbl, distinct from the one
addressed in DSA-327 (CVE-2003-0451), involving the
-display command
line option. 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 1.0k-3woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
1.0k-6.
We recommend that you update your xbl package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-345
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8145

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

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