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Buffer Overflow in “Super” package in Debian Linux’

Thanks to Matt Perry
for this link.

“Internet Security Systems (ISS) X-Force has discovered a
vulnerability in the system administration utility, “Super”. Super
is used by administrators to allow certain users to execute
commands with root privileges. The vulnerability is distributed
with Debian Linux. It may allow local attackers to compromise root
access. Super is a GNU copylefted package that is distributed with
recent Debian Linux distributions, but it can be installed and
configured for many Unix variants.

Complete
announcement
.