Package : wesnoth
Vulnerability : progrmaming error
Problem type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2007-3917
A problem has been discovered in the processing of chat messages.
Overly long messages are truncated by the server to a fixed length,
without paying attention to the multibyte characters. This leads to
invalid UTF-8 on clients and causes an uncaught exception. Note that
both wesnoth and the wesnoth server are affected.
For the old stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.0-6 and in version 1.2.7-1~bpo31+1 of sarge-backports.
For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2-2 and in version 1.2.7-1~bpo40+1 of etch-backports.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
Packages for the oldstable mips architecture will be added to the
We recommend that you upgrade your wesnoth packages.
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 at the end of this advisory:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge