GLSA-200711-20 : Pioneers: Multiple Denials of Service

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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-200711-20
(Pioneers: Multiple Denials of Service)

Roland Clobus discovered that the Pioneers server may free sessions
objects while they are still in use, resulting in access to invalid
memory zones (CVE-2007-5933). Bas Wijnen discovered an error when
closing connections which can lead to a failed assertion
(CVE-2007-6010).

Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted data to the vulnerable
server, resulting in a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200711-20.xml

Solution :

All Pioneers users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-board/pioneers-0.11.3-r1'

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: 28220 (gentoo_GLSA-200711-20.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5933
CVE-2007-6010