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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2005 4:32 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200509-03 ] OpenTTD: Format string vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: OpenTTD: Format string vulnerabilities (GLSA 200509-03)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 05, 2005
Updated: May 22, 2006
Bug(s): #102631
ID: 200509-03

Synopsis

OpenTTD is vulnerable to format string vulnerabilities which may result in remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background

OpenTTD is an open source clone of the simulation game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe" by Microprose.

Affected Packages

Package: games-simulation/openttd
Vulnerable: < 0.4.0.1-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.4.0.1-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Alexey Dobriyan discovered several format string vulnerabilities in OpenTTD.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to crash the OpenTTD server or client and possibly execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running OpenTTD.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution

All OpenTTD users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-simulation/openttd-0.4.0.1-r1"


References

CAN-2005-2763
CVE-2005-2764


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