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Debian: Security update for plib

It was discovered that PLIB, a library used by TORCS, contains a buffer overflow in error message processing, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2425-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
March 04, 2012                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : plib
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4620
Debian Bug     : 654785

It was discovered that PLIB, a library used by TORCS, contains a
buffer overflow in error message processing, which could allow remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.5-5+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.5-5.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your plib packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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