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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200901-06 ] Tremulous: User-assisted execution of arb Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Tremulous: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 200901-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: January 11, 2009
Bug(s): #222119
ID: 200901-06

Synopsis


A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in Tremulous.


Background


Tremulous is a team-based First Person Shooter game.


Affected Packages

Package: games-fps/tremulous
Vulnerable: < 1.1.0-r2
Unaffected: >= 1.1.0-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: games-fps/tremulous-bin
Vulnerable: < 1.1.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


It has been reported that Tremulous includes a vulnerable version of
the ioQuake3 engine (GLSA 200605-12, CVE-2006-2236).


Impact


A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious games
server, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


Tremulous users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-fps/tremulous-1.1.0-r2"

Note: The binary version of Tremulous has been removed from the Portage
tree.


References

CVE-2006-2236
GLSA 200605-12


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