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<glsa id="200604-05">
<title>Doomsday: Format string vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
Format string vulnerabilities in Doomsday may lead to the execution of
arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">doomsday</product>
<announced>April 06, 2006</announced>
<revised>June 15, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>128690</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="games-fps/doomsday" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.9.0_beta4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.9.0_beta4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Doomsday is a modern gaming engine for popular ID games like Doom,
Heretic and Hexen.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Luigi Auriemma discovered that Doomsday incorrectly implements
formatted printing.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the Doomsday server
or client by sending specially crafted strings.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Doomsday users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=games-fps/doomsday-1.9.0_beta4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1618">CVE-2006-1618</uri>
<uri link="http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/doomsdayfs-adv.txt">Original advisory by Luigi Auriemma</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 04 Apr 2006 04:57:40 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 04 Apr 2006 10:51:26 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 04 Apr 2006 12:10:41 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
</glsa>