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

High Nessus Plugin ID 100445


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


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.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100445

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201705-13.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/26

Modified: 2017/05/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:teeworlds, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9400

GLSA: 201705-13