GLSA-200511-12 : Scorched 3D: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200511-12
(Scorched 3D: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Luigi Auriemma discovered multiple flaws in the Scorched 3D game
server, including a format string vulnerability and several buffer
overflows.

Impact :

A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to crash a game
server or execute arbitrary code with the rights of the game server
user. Users not running a Scorched 3D game server are not affected by
these flaws.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://seclists.org/lists/fulldisclosure/2005/Nov/0079.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200511-12.xml

Solution :

All Scorched 3D users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-strategy/scorched3d-40'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20233 (gentoo_GLSA-200511-12.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3486
CVE-2005-3487
CVE-2005-3488