Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200605-12] Quake 3 engine based games: Buffer Overflow


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200605-12] Quake 3 engine based games: Buffer Overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Quake 3 engine based games: Buffer Overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-12
(Quake 3 engine based games: Buffer Overflow)


landser discovered a vulnerability within the "remapShader"
command. Due to a boundary handling error in "remapShader", there is a
possibility of a buffer overflow.

Impact

A possible hacker could set up a malicious game server and entice users
to connect to it, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the rights of the game user.

Workaround

Do not connect to untrusted game servers.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2236


Solution:
All Quake 3 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-fps/quake3-bin-1.32c"
All RTCW users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-fps/rtcw-1.41b"
All Enemy Territory users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-fps/enemy-territory-2.60b"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

NOB IBM eServer xSeries 336 Rack Server - 1 x Xeon - 512 MB RAM HDD SSD - Ultra3
$595.88
NOB IBM eServer xSeries 336 Rack Server - 1 x Xeon - 512 MB RAM HDD SSD - Ultra3 pictureNOB IBM 2107-92E/9AE Expansion Storage Enclosure for DS8000 Servers
$204.59
NOB IBM 2107-92E/9AE Expansion Storage Enclosure for DS8000 Servers pictureIBM 100Gb MLC SSD 1.8" SATA FRU 00W1121 TX21B1 SMART Modular for Blade Server
$66.21
IBM 100Gb MLC SSD 1.8Power Supply 94Y8086 43X3313 IBM X3650M4 X3550M4 Server 750W
$97.78
Power Supply 94Y8086 43X3313 IBM X3650M4 X3550M4 Server 750W picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.