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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1036-1 (bsdgames)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to bsdgames announced via advisory DSA 1036-1. A buffer overflow problem has been discovered in sail, a game contained in the bsdgames package, a collection of classic textual Unix games, which could lead to games group privilege escalation. For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.13-7woody0.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.59-7sarge1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.17-7. We recommend that you upgrade your bsdgames package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201036-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)