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[DSA1001] DSA-1001-1 crossfire Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was discovered that Crossfire, a multiplayer adventure game, performs
insufficient bounds checking on network packets when run in "oldsocketmode",
which may possibly lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your crossfire packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1001
Threat Level: High
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