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Debian Security Advisory DSA 641-1 (playmidi)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

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 playmidi announced via advisory DSA 641-1.

Insight

Insight

Erik Sjölund discovered that playmidi, a MIDI player, contains a setuid root program with a buffer overflow that can be exploited by a local attacker. For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.4-4woody1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.4debian-3. We recommend that you upgrade your playmidi package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20641-1

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