Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : freeciv (MDKSA-2006:053)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21028


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in the civserver component of the freeciv game on certain incoming packets.

The updated packages have been patched to fix this issue.


Update the affected freeciv-client, freeciv-data and / or freeciv-server packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21028

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-053.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/03/08

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:freeciv-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:freeciv-data, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:freeciv-server, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0047

MDKSA: 2006:053

CWE: 20