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PostPosted: Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201111-07 ] TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201111-07)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 20, 2011
Bug(s): #209903
ID: 201111-07

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in TinTin++ which could
allow a remote attacker to conduct several attacks, including the execution
of arbitrary code and Denial of Service.


Background

TinTin++ is a free MUD gaming client.

Affected Packages

Package: games-mud/tintin
Vulnerable: < 1.98.0
Unaffected: >= 1.98.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TinTin++. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

Remote unauthenticated attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the TinTin++ process, cause a Denial of Service,
or truncate arbitrary files in the top level of the home directory
belonging to the user running the TinTin++ process.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All TinTin++ users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-mud/tintin-1.98.0"
   
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since March 25, 2008. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.


References

CVE-2008-0671
CVE-2008-0672
CVE-2008-0673


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