FreeBSD : freeciv -- Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (2d9ad236-4d26-11db-b48d-00508d6a62df)

High Nessus Plugin ID 22452


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Secunia reports :

Luigi Auriemma has reported a vulnerability in Freeciv, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

An error in the 'generic_handle_player_attribute_chunk()' function in common/packets.c can be exploited to crash the service via a specially crafted PACKET_PLAYER_ATTRIBUTE_CHUNK packet sent to the server.

An error in the 'handle_unit_orders()' function in server/unithand.c can be exploited to crash the service via a specially crafted packet.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22452

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2d9ad2364d2611dbb48d00508d6a62df.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/09/27

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:freeciv, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:freeciv-gtk, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:freeciv-gtk2, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:freeciv-nox11, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3913

BID: 19117

Secunia: 21171