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GTetrinet: Remote code execution



GTetrinet: Remote code execution
GTetrinet: Remote code execution



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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200609-02
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: GTetrinet: Remote code execution
      Date: September 06, 2006
      Bugs: #144867
        ID: 200609-02

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Synopsis
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GTetrinet is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow, potentially
leading to arbitrary code execution.

Background
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GTetrinet is a networked Tetris clone for GNOME 2.

Affected packages
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     Package                 /  Vulnerable  /               Unaffected
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  1  games-puzzle/gtetrinet       < 0.7.9                     >= 0.7.9

Description
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Michael Gehring has found that GTetrinet fails to properly handle array
indexes.

Impact
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An attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a
negative number of players to the server.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All GTetrinet users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-puzzle/gtetrinet-0.7.9"

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2006-3125
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3125 

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-02.xml 

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at 
http://bugs.gentoo.org. 

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 

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