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PostPosted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201705-13 ] Teeworlds Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Teeworlds: Remote execution of arbitrary code on client (GLSA 201705-13)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-05-26
Bug(s): #600178
ID: 201705-13

Synopsis

Teeworlds client vulnerability in snap handling could result in
execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Teeworlds is an online multi-player platform 2D shooter.

Affected Packages

Package: games-action/teeworlds
Vulnerable: < 0.6.4
Unaffected: >= 0.6.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Teeworlds client contains a vulnerability allowing a malicious server to
execute arbitrary code, or write to arbitrary physical memory via the
CClient::ProcessServerPacket method.


Impact

A remote malicious server can write to arbitrary physical memory
locations and possibly execute arbitrary if a vulnerable client joins the
server.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Teeworlds users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-action/teeworlds-0.6.4:0"
   


References

CVE-2016-9400
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