Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1845-1] dosbox security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'dosbox' package(s) announced via the DSA-1845-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Several security vulnerabilities were discovered in DOSBox, an emulator for running old DOS programs. CVE-2019-7165 A very long line inside a bat file would overflow the parsing buffer which could be used by an attacker to execute arbitrary code. CVE-2019-12594 Insufficient access controls inside DOSBox allowed attackers to access resources on the host system and execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'dosbox' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 0.74-4+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your dosbox packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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