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Debian Security Advisory DSA 856-1 (py2play)

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

15 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

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 packages.

Solution

Solution

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 package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20856-1

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