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[DSA609] DSA-609-1 atari800 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-609-1 atari800

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Adam Zabrocki discovered multiple buffer overflows in atari800, an
Atari emulator. In order to directly access graphics hardware, one of
the affected programs is installed setuid root. A local attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to gain root rights.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.2-1woody3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your atari800 package immediately.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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