DSA 1036-1: New bsdgames packages fix local privilege escalation
Posted on: 04/17/2006 09:52 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1036-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp
April 17th, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : bsdgames
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
Debian Bug : 360989
CVE ID : CVE-2006-1744

A buffer overflow problem has been discovered in sail, a game contained
in the bsdgames package, a collection of classic textual Unix games, which
could lead to games group privilege escalation.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.13-7woody0.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7.59-7sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.17-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your bsdgames 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/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 619 0cbc1e14e3f0b4984e8d98985c6d1f6a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 11953 3df403ce4490285f5cd42c2be3b28157
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 2340094 cf33f61ce1f0c09a7473ac26a4a0a6ec

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 951546 01c6877b6279474d70038c04769fe10b

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 825156 aa85fd9b7d5b1b0686d617f70c986415

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 792272 0df5fd34239cdaf52e77b51bd964fec1

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1080424 f6c31e672b7fb022957fdf5ffffcc2b3

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 902062 ce94b4c1236ff0a547b8787542163a99

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 773600 e9e234782008e026f4f9d6fcfcc3663c

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 886536 90b5e1cb86e8a6af42238312377b0b3e

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 877910 bc782bfdbf7f06c7c0493e8087c0e0c2

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 844230 79740beab215f0bbe9c2db402f618980

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 831284 668c366d766dfde80fad3db29022f20a

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.13-7woody0_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 928022 b122af325cfdbc115a4f65ace24acf67


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 640 4f711fd516a61813f1a3365699b5228e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 11320 a83f445ca93fcc857e23774658adf6e0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 2563311 238a38a3a017ca9b216fc42bde405639

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1174660 5efca9433af26290a847a2038e0ae4e6

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1026244 131a5f257d2dd1318e035b24ac0fab2a

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 990704 f20c4c664fc79a956e9fb8e1d83fc4dd

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 963154 521cc98b003db27c2bbf05afba7cea27

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1312824 fb241efb5d1e5fb2d81ac95884e5ce6c

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1090242 358e7b6a7b3e3bd64dcee450a188ca88

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 915186 ca87f4cfd2269b14e01e9a5e477ae572

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1123552 2760a604b73c3790bc03d822642a57c3

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1113750 f33c43e795393cce5c4970da3337d85c

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1050436 3bf8227a181b7884559c7061ea693335

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1029590 5ec74d0de424b23f5e2bbc39673e30bb

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsdgames/bsdgames_2.17-1sarge1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 998460 11ae88f58a70f60aad5ccbb62e96f211


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

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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 lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;
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