GLSA-201111-07 : TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201111-07
(TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TinTin++. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

Remote unauthenticated attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the TinTin++ process, cause a Denial of Service,
or truncate arbitrary files in the top level of the home directory
belonging to the user running the TinTin++ process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201111-07.xml

Solution :

All TinTin++ users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-mud/tintin-1.98.0'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since March 25, 2008. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56903 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27660

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0671
CVE-2008-0672
CVE-2008-0673