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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200609-03 ] OpenTTD: Remote Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: OpenTTD: Remote Denial of Service (GLSA 200609-03)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 06, 2006
Bug(s): #131010
ID: 200609-03

Synopsis

The OpenTTD server is vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service.

Background

OpenTTD is a clone of Transport Tycoon Deluxe.

Affected Packages

Package: games-simulation/openttd
Vulnerable: < 0.4.8
Unaffected: >= 0.4.8
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

OpenTTD is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack due to a flaw in the manner the game server handles errors in command packets.

Impact

An authenticated attacker can cause a Denial of Service by sending an invalid error number to a vulnerable OpenTTD server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenTTD users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-simulation/openttd-0.4.8"


References

CVE-2006-1998
CVE-2006-1999
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