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[DSA327] DSA-327-1 xbl Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xbl, a game, which
can be triggered by long command line arguments. This vulnerability
could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid 'games'.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 1.0i-7potato1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
We recommend that you update your xbl package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-327
Threat Level: High
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