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Debian: New lbreakout2 packages fix buffer overflow

During an audit, Ulf Harnhammar discovered a vulnerability in lbreakout2, a game, where proper bounds checking was not performed on environment variables. This bug could be exploited by a local attacker to gain the privileges of group "games". Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 445-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
February 21st, 2004                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : lbreakout2
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0158

During an audit, Ulf Harnhammar discovered a vulnerability in
lbreakout2, a game, where proper bounds checking was not performed on
environment variables.  This bug could be exploited by a local
attacker to gain the privileges of group "games".

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.2.2-1woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you update your lbreakout2 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

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

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      638 c2e605263d4d0ca08218e667d1299efa
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     5688 692094c7a0705bfd5f5595a6ce750977
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1215427 d5f0ef9371d7165723aa35a3e325a3ba

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1157816 7ef7a54e5b3803ca672b57731cb95f9a

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1126502 28bb2c780e0907c9d7f9862f459002f8

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1112732 80fb5d46320ff2b8fae374a61b8ae5ba

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1182786 a899fab79519604d591c4a330783db64

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1136182 fa206bfef247e4a2feb48234f160bf49

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1110628 9bf1761c57b1fe866e32837cbcf99e71

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1142782 d9d2dd4237685a9eec94e7c310e172db

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1129844 f7bd1188ba6485798eb22e195ee938dd

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1121760 5c49bbbfd9f582151bf3cb8b8a2e213a

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lbreakout2/lbreakout2_2.2.2-1woody1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1124704 95231dbcc444a3f2e65603029e1f5e2c

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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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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