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Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 14:05:59 -0800
From: Matt Zimmerman <>
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA 451-1] New xboing packages fix buffer overflows

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 451-1                                        Matt Zimmerman
February 27th, 2004           
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Package        : xboing
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : CAN-2004-0149
Debian bug     : 174924

Steve Kemp discovered a number of buffer overflow vulnerabilities in
xboing, a game, which could be exploited by a local attacker to gain
gid "games".

For the current stable distribution (woody) these problems have been
fixed in version 2.4-26woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.4-26.1.

We recommend that you update your xboing package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      580 f9ef94d37b5db34cf867d172529ad325
      Size/MD5 checksum:    13200 3627d000f33d496e5092bef84c92963e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   586869 3b6ebbf4321cffc69048e5611aa9d28d

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   533078 77530ad6b6abdb480af6a7d5ba03d609

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   520166 de88300d9d4d6232b0e04d8dc700d5f1

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   510744 21f12476ececfab492a3525162e465bf

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   575066 d59a129a157f2c7f0d6b155d5c219c24

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   516918 ef35a77de22e3785953b4824ae0f1324

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   509124 065f733083fac4310355ed1d212b386d

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   525836 b0af1feb5d8ced400a5e783f0abcfcd9

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   523436 34f791984ef83ac3237c40a3a615e3a0

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   512960 09be35d56f9707f45cda7971c1996b58

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   515484 2d00881d1d4204fef37e9a650bf96b90

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   515784 517ce299d41930a7ed18ac2b48f178a1

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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