GLSA-201111-07 : TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 56903


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201111-07 (TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TinTin++. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Remote unauthenticated attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the TinTin++ process, cause a Denial of Service, or truncate arbitrary files in the top level of the home directory belonging to the user running the TinTin++ process.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All TinTin++ users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-mud/tintin-1.98.0' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since March 25, 2008. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56903

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201111-07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/11/22

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tintin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0671, CVE-2008-0672, CVE-2008-0673

BID: 27660

OSVDB: 42870, 42871, 42872

GLSA: 201111-07

CWE: 20, 119