GLSA-200503-24 : LTris: Buffer overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 17580


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-24 (LTris: Buffer overflow)

LTris is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when reading the global highscores file.
Impact :

By modifying the global highscores file a malicious user could trick another user to execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All LTris users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-puzzle/ltris-1.0.10'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17580

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200503-24.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/03/21

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/25

Reference Information

OSVDB: 13227

GLSA: 200503-24