GLSA-201705-13 : Teeworlds: Remote execution of arbitrary code on client

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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-201705-13
(Teeworlds: Remote execution of arbitrary code on client)

Teeworlds client contains a vulnerability allowing a malicious server to
execute arbitrary code, or write to arbitrary physical memory via the
CClient::ProcessServerPacket method.

Impact :

A remote malicious server can write to arbitrary physical memory
locations and possibly execute arbitrary if a vulnerable client joins the
server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-13

Solution :

All Teeworlds users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-action/teeworlds-0.6.4:0'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100445 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9400

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