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[DSA359] DSA-359-1 atari800

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-359-1 atari800

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Steve Kemp discovered multiple buffer overflows in atari800, an Atari
emulator. In order to directly access graphics hardware, one of the
affected programs is setuid root. A local attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to gain root rights.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed
in version 1.2.2-1woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your atari800 package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-359
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8322

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

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