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[DSA350] DSA-350-1 falconseye Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The falconseye package is vulnerable to a buffer overflow exploited
via a long -s command line option. This vulnerability could be used
by a possible hacker to gain gid 'games' on a system where falconseye is
Note that falconseye does not contain the file permission error
CVE-2003-0359 which affected some other nethack packages.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you update your falconseye package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-350
Threat Level: High
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