GLSA-200903-09 : OpenTTD: 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-200903-09
(OpenTTD: Execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple buffer overflows have been reported in OpenTTD, when storing
long for client names (CVE-2008-3547), in the TruncateString function
in src/gfx.cpp (CVE-2008-3576) and in src/openttd.cpp when processing a
large filename supplied to the '-g' parameter in the ttd_main function
(CVE-2008-3577).

Impact :

An authenticated attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the OpenTTD server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200903-09.xml

Solution :

All OpenTTD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-simulation/openttd-0.6.3'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35799 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3547
CVE-2008-3576
CVE-2008-3577