GLSA-200602-09 : BomberClone: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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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-200602-09
(BomberClone: Remote execution of arbitrary code)

Stefan Cornelius of the Gentoo Security team discovered multiple
missing buffer checks in BomberClone's code.

Impact :

By sending overly long error messages to the game via network, a
remote attacker may exploit buffer overflows to execute arbitrary code
with the rights of the user running BomberClone.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200602-09.xml

Solution :

All BomberClone users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-action/bomberclone-0.11.6.2-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20935 (gentoo_GLSA-200602-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0460