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Debian Security Advisory DSA 391-1 (freesweep)

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 freesweep announced via advisory DSA 391-1.

Insight

Insight

Steve Kemp discovered a buffer overflow in freesweep, when processing several environment variables. 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 0.88-4woody1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you update your freesweep package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20391-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)