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[DSA359] DSA-359-1 atari800 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Steve Kemp discovered multiple buffer overflows in atari800, an Atari
emulator. In order to directly access graphics hardware, one of the
affected programs is setuid root. A local attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to gain root rights.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed
in version 1.2.2-1woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your atari800 package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-359
Threat Level: High
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