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Debian: xgalaga Buffer overflow vulnerability  28 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xgalaga, a game,which can be triggered by a long HOME environment variable. Thisvulnerability could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid'games'.
 
Debian: tcptraceroute root privilege vulnerability  23 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
tcptraceroute is a setuid-root program which drops root privileges after obtaining a file descriptor used for raw packet capture. However, it did not fully relinquish all privileges, and in the event of an exploitable vulnerability, root privileges could be regained.
 
Debian: 'osh' buffer overflows  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Steve Kemp discovered that osh, a shell intended to restrict the actions of the user, contains two buffer overflows, in processing environment variables and file redirections. These vulnerabilities could be used to execute arbitrary code, overriding any restrictions placed on the shell.
 
Debian: 'webfs' buffer overflow  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
webfs, a lightweight HTTP server for static content, contains a buffer overflow whereby a long Request-URI in an HTTP request could cause arbitrary code to be executed.
 
Debian: 'xbl' buffer overflow  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Steve Kemp discovered several buffer overflows in xbl, a game, which can be triggered by long command line arguments. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local attacker to gain gid 'games'.
 
Debian: 'eldav' temp file vulnerabilities  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
eldav, a WebDAV client for Emacs, creates temporary files without taking appropriate security precautions. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to create or overwrite files with the privileges of the user running emacs and eldav.
 
Debian: 'orville-write' buffer overflows  20 June 2003 
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Orville Write, a replacement for the standard write(1) command, contains a number of buffer overflows. These could be exploited to gain either gid tty or root privileges, depending on the configuration selected when the package is installed.
 
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