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[GLSA-200609-03] OpenTTD: Remote Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
OpenTTD: Remote Denial of Service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-03
(OpenTTD: Remote Denial of Service)


OpenTTD is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack due to a flaw in
the manner the game server handles errors in command packets.

Impact

An authenticated attacker can cause a Denial of Service by sending an
invalid error number to a vulnerable OpenTTD server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1998
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1999


Solution:
All OpenTTD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-simulation/openttd-0.4.8"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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