Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2425-1 plib -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 04 Mar 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 654785.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-4620.
- More information:
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.