[SECURITY] [DSA 2425-1] plib security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2425-1:DE187
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2012-03-04T21:14:50


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

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.

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