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[GLSA-200609-02] GTetrinet: Remote code execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
GTetrinet: Remote code execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-02
(GTetrinet: Remote code execution)


Michael Gehring has found that GTetrinet fails to properly handle array
indexes.

Impact

A possible hacker can potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a
negative number of players to the server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3125


Solution:
All GTetrinet users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-puzzle/gtetrinet-0.7.10"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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