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[DSA390] DSA-390-1 marbles Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in marbles, when processing
the HOME environment variable. This vulnerability could be exploited
by a local user to gain gid 'games'.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed
in version 1.0.2-1woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your marbles package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-390
Threat Level: High
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