GLSA-200609-02 : GTetrinet: Remote code execution

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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-200609-02
(GTetrinet: Remote code execution)

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

Impact :

An attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a
negative number of players to the server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200609-02.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22324 (gentoo_GLSA-200609-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3125