GLSA-200511-12 : Scorched 3D: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 20233
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Scorched 3D users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-strategy/scorched3d-40'