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[DSA334] DSA-334-1 xgalaga Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xgalaga, a game,
which can be triggered by a long HOME environment variable. This
vulnerability could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
We recommend that you update your xgalaga package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-334
Threat Level: High
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