Debian Security Advisory DSA 856-1 (py2play)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:03:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 0.1.7-1sarge1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.1.8-1. We recommend that you upgrade your py2play Linux Distribution Package.

The remote host is missing an update to py2play announced via advisory DSA 856-1. Arc Riley discovered that py2play, a peer-to-peer network game engine, is able to execute arbitrary code received from the p2p game network it is connected to without any security checks. The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain py2play Linux Distribution Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

CVSS Score

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