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MDKSA-2006:135: freeciv

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the freeciv package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:135 (freeciv).

Buffer overflow in Freeciv 2.1.0-beta1 and earlier, and SVN 15 Jul
2006 and earlier, permits remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a (1) negative
chunk_length or a (2) large chunk->offset value in a
PACKET_PLAYER_ATTRIBUTE_CHUNK packet in the
generic_handle_player_attribute_chunk function in common/packets.c, and
(3) a large packet->length value in the handle_unit_orders function in
server/unithand.c.
The updated packages have been patched to fix this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:135
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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