GLSA-200609-03 : OpenTTD: Remote Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22325


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-03 (OpenTTD: Remote Denial of Service)

OpenTTD is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack due to a flaw in the manner the game server handles errors in command packets.
Impact :

An authenticated attacker can cause a Denial of Service by sending an invalid error number to a vulnerable OpenTTD server.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenTTD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-simulation/openttd-0.4.8'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22325

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200609-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/09/12

Modified: 2015/04/13

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:gentoo:linux:openttd, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1998, CVE-2006-1999

OSVDB: 24875, 28563

GLSA: 200609-03