GLSA-200903-10 : Irrlicht: 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-200903-10
(Irrlicht: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

An unspecified component of the B3D loader is vulnerable to a buffer
overflow due to missing boundary checks.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted .irr
file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service
(crash).

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200903-10.xml

Solution :

All irrlicht users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-games/irrlicht-1.5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35800 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5876