screen -- integer overflow

2004-01-05T00:00:00
ID DSA-408
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2004-01-05T00:00:00

Description

Timo Sirainen reported a vulnerability in screen, a terminal multiplexor with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation, that can lead an attacker to gain group utmp privileges.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 3.9.11-5woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.2-0.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your screen package.