GLSA-201402-07 : Freeciv: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-07
(Freeciv: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

The Lua component of Freeciv does not restrict which modules may be
loaded by scenario scripts.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
scenario file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or
reading of arbitrary files with the privileges of the process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Freeciv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-strategy/freeciv-2.2.1'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since July 26, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72384 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40598

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2445

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