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

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-200609-03
(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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200609-03.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22325 (gentoo_GLSA-200609-03.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1998
CVE-2006-1999