FreeBSD : freeciv -- Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (2d9ad236-4d26-11db-b48d-00508d6a62df)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Secunia reports :

Luigi Auriemma has reported a vulnerability in Freeciv, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

An error in the 'generic_handle_player_attribute_chunk()' function in
common/packets.c can be exploited to crash the service via a specially
crafted PACKET_PLAYER_ATTRIBUTE_CHUNK packet sent to the server.

An error in the 'handle_unit_orders()' function in server/unithand.c
can be exploited to crash the service via a specially crafted packet.

See also :

http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/freecivx-adv.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?decf1fa2

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22452 (freebsd_pkg_2d9ad2364d2611dbb48d00508d6a62df.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19117

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3913

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