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Debian: New falconseye packages fix buffer overflow

The falconseye package is vulnerable to a buffer overflow exploited via a long '-s' command line option. This vulnerability could be used by an attacker to gain gid 'games' on a system where falconseye is installed. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 350-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
July 15th, 2003                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : falconseye
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : CAN-2003-0358

The falconseye package is vulnerable to a buffer overflow exploited
via a long '-s' command line option.  This vulnerability could be used
by an attacker to gain gid 'games' on a system where falconseye is
installed.

Note that falconseye does not contain the file permission error
CAN-2003-0359 which affected some other nethack packages.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.3-7woody3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.3-9.

We recommend that you update your falconseye package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      700 b11f92392768f7513c5d4f113faf113d
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    14939 70aeba2469a22234e1d6c659c47e848a
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  8237462 1f5a837d76b64bf52cfe0033924fb37e

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye-data_1.9.3-7woody3_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4991316 520ff0f0be13cfa42baa65af97f0b55e

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1149664 3ff9e27ffa544fd1e5e2e8ddde03e1d5

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   873900 1d50f9f972b15030de3923f9376a870b

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   774438 f9df67fd1d58100b46aaf348d9678472

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1381860 1a7d26c1962f3e222bd162b1d1f48359

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1000060 7a106848005c7d98a4f85112dcfe4962

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   728580 dfe5e7296df28eebd191debcb081097c

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   935716 15224a235dc364839e9bd41dd86f21f5

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   936784 c9b192045d43213a567a88eca6775dab

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   881438 6e383fb41473e7433db1c88a05916c94

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   854812 aa044dc021a572309b65c7d7ce821dca

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/falconseye/falconseye_1.9.3-7woody3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   894254 0aaa7b6c9f8918aab550ea5e4af07a49

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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