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PostPosted: Tue Feb 18, 2003 2:20 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-security] GLSA: nethack Reply with quote

Daniel Ahlberg wrote:
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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200302-08
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PACKAGE : nethack
SUMMARY : buffer overflow
DATE : 2003-02-18 09:10 UTC
EXPLOIT : local

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Overflowing a buffer in nethack may lead to privelige escalation to
games uid.

Read the full advisory at:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104489201032144&w=2

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
app-games/nethack upgrade to nethack-3.4.0-r6 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge -u nethack
emerge clean

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aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at http://cvs.gentoo.org/~aliz
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