GLSA-200604-05 : Doomsday: Format string vulnerability
High Nessus Plugin ID 21198
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-05 (Doomsday: Format string vulnerability)
Luigi Auriemma discovered that Doomsday incorrectly implements formatted printing.
A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the Doomsday server or client by sending specially crafted strings.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Doomsday users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-fps/doomsday-1.9.0_beta4'