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CVE-2020-5213

Description

In NetHack before 3.6.5, too long of a value for the SYMBOL configuration file option can cause a buffer overflow resulting in a crash or remote code execution/privilege escalation. This vulnerability affects systems that have NetHack installed suid/sgid and shared systems that allow users to upload their own configuration files. Users should upgrade to NetHack 3.6.5.


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Debian 12 nethack 3.6.6-3
Debian 11 nethack 3.6.6-2
Debian 10 nethack 3.6.1-1
Debian 999 nethack 3.6.6-3

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