GLSA-200509-03 : OpenTTD: Format string vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 19578


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200509-03 (OpenTTD: Format string vulnerabilities)

Alexey Dobriyan discovered several format string vulnerabilities in OpenTTD.
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to crash the OpenTTD server or client and possibly execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running OpenTTD.
Workaround :

There are no known workarounds at this time.


All OpenTTD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-simulation/openttd-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19578

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200509-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/09/06

Modified: 2015/04/13

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/09/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2763, CVE-2005-2764

OSVDB: 19620, 19621, 19622, 19623, 19624

GLSA: 200509-03