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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201311-01 ] Mednafen: Arbitrary code execution Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Mednafen: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201311-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 04, 2013
Bug(s): #326141
ID: 201311-01

Synopsis

An unspecified vulnerability in Mednafen could result in the
execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Mednafen is an advanced NES, GB/GBC/GBA, TurboGrafx 16/CD, NGPC and Lynx
emulator.


Affected Packages

Package: games-emulation/mednafen
Vulnerable: < 0.8.13
Unaffected: >= 0.8.13
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

An unspecified vulnerability has been discovered in Mednafen when using
network play.


Impact

A remote server could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mednafen users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-emulation/mednafen-0.8.13"
   


References

CVE-2010-3085
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