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<glsa id="200903-10">
<title>Irrlicht: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
A buffer overflow might lead to the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial
of Service.
<product type="ebuild">irrlicht</product>
<announced>March 07, 2009</announced>
<revised>March 07, 2009: 01</revised>
<package name="dev-games/irrlicht" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.5</vulnerable>
The Irrlicht Engine is an open source cross-platform high performance
realtime 3D engine written in C++.
An unspecified component of the B3D loader is vulnerable to a buffer
overflow due to missing boundary checks.
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted .irr
file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service
There is no known workaround at this time.
All irrlicht users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=dev-games/irrlicht-1.5&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-5876</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 12 Feb 2009 19:12:26 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 04 Mar 2009 23:33:30 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 06 Mar 2009 22:13:18 +0000">