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[DSA929] DSA-929-1 petris Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Steve Kemp from the Debian Security Audit project discovered a buffer
overflow in petris, a clone of the Tetris game, which may be exploited
to execute arbitrary code with group games rights.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain the petris package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution the package will be updated shortly.
We recommend that you upgrade your petris package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-929
Threat Level: High
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