FreeBSD : freeciv -- Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (2d9ad236-4d26-11db-b48d-00508d6a62df)
High Nessus Plugin ID 22452
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionSecunia 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.