[SECURITY] [DSA 503-1] New mah-jong packages fix denial of service

2004-05-13T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN:DSA-503-1:E49A9
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2004-05-13T00:00:00

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA 503-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze May 13th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : mah-jong Vulnerability : missing argument check Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CAN-2004-0458

A problem has been discovered in mah-jong, a variant of the original Mah-Jong game, that can be utilised to crash the game server after dereferencing a NULL pointer. This bug be exploited by any client that connects to the mah-jong server.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.4-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mah-jong package.

Upgrade Instructions


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


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3.dsc
  Size/MD5 checksum:      579 fbaaaa02b4da5b54980a857978953ad9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3.diff.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:    24223 d80c110b7e32860173816378c9a0b668
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4.orig.tar.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:   259474 21cc99ddb9ae91cbe02b2119586f8860

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_alpha.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   311528 2c8c14d83e1488d49332ad1617a92d68

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_arm.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   272438 7be6ba070c69a00507c6014ef4246cc6

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_i386.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   250086 a7ebbe382d8eb1328901092a6b2b3352

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_ia64.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   380046 2ca54902cb7e346c75472032c0d4d2f7

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_hppa.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   286928 567894a21a4c911ec9b8287fd089c474

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_m68k.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   234534 3e57a18a0a4081b300259e9dd82ab48b

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_mips.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   262024 65c7e3c93be2bd4ed8a8785d281828f3

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_mipsel.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   261836 523bf9927fd506d7d7eaeeb9a80ed8ba

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_powerpc.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   271728 ac75e854e4d5b3dc8836d06a433f5d8f

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_s390.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   246212 0560d3f71a4e98578d4dcf14811605a3

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mah-jong/mah-jong_1.4-3_sparc.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   269534 b3caab927da9daf5c01e81b3e70a7437

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


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 <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>