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LTris: Buffer overflow


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


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

2.  Impact Information


LTris is a Tetris clone.


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


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

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


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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