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[GLSA-200602-09] BomberClone: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
BomberClone: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200602-09
(BomberClone: Remote execution of arbitrary code)


Stefan Cornelius of the Gentoo Security team discovered multiple
missing buffer checks in BomberClone's code.

Impact

By sending overly long error messages to the game via network, a
remote attacker may exploit buffer overflows to execute arbitrary code
with the rights of the user running BomberClone.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0460


Solution:
All BomberClone users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-action/bomberclone-0.11.6.2-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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