GLSA-200901-06 : Tremulous: User-assisted 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-200901-06
(Tremulous: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

It has been reported that Tremulous includes a vulnerable version of
the ioQuake3 engine (GLSA 200605-12, CVE-2006-2236).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious games
server, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200605-12.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200901-06.xml

Solution :

Tremulous users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-fps/tremulous-1.1.0-r2'
Note: The binary version of Tremulous has been removed from the Portage
tree.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35350 (gentoo_GLSA-200901-06.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2236