GLSA-200511-12 : Scorched 3D: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 20233


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200511-12 (Scorched 3D: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Luigi Auriemma discovered multiple flaws in the Scorched 3D game server, including a format string vulnerability and several buffer overflows.
Impact :

A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to crash a game server or execute arbitrary code with the rights of the game server user. Users not running a Scorched 3D game server are not affected by these flaws.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Scorched 3D users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-strategy/scorched3d-40'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20233

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200511-12.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/11/21

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:scorched3d, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/11/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3486, CVE-2005-3487, CVE-2005-3488

OSVDB: 20465, 20466, 20467, 20468, 20469

GLSA: 200511-12