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[DSA398] DSA-398-1 conquest

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-398-1 conquest

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in the environment variable
handling of conquest, a curses based, real-time, multi-player space
warfare game, which could lead a local attacker to gain unauthorised
access to the group conquest.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 7.1.1-6woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 7.2-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your conquest package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-398
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8996

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

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