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<title>OpenTTD: Remote Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
The OpenTTD server is vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">openttd</product>
<announced>September 06, 2006</announced>
<revised>September 06, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>131010</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="games-simulation/openttd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.4.8</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.4.8</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
OpenTTD is a clone of Transport Tycoon Deluxe.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
OpenTTD is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack due to a flaw in
the manner the game server handles errors in command packets.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An authenticated attacker can cause a Denial of Service by sending an
invalid error number to a vulnerable OpenTTD server.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All OpenTTD users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=games-simulation/openttd-0.4.8&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1998">CVE-2006-1998</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1999">CVE-2006-1999</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 05 Sep 2006 13:05:28 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 05 Sep 2006 18:04:07 +0000">
daxomatic
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 06 Sep 2006 14:54:55 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>