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LTris: Buffer overflow

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200503-24 / LTris
Release Date March 20, 2005
Latest Revision March 20, 2005: 01
Impact normal
Exploitable local
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
games-puzzle/ltris < 1.0.10 >= 1.0.10 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #85770

Synopsis

LTris is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information

Background

LTris is a Tetris clone.

Description

LTris is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when reading the global highscores file.

Impact

By modifying the global highscores file a malicious user could trick another user to execute arbitrary code.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All LTris users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-puzzle/ltris-1.0.10"


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