Scorched 3D: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 200511-12 / scorched3d
||November 15, 2005
||August 10, 2006: 03
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities in Scorched 3D allow a remote attacker to deny
service or execute arbitrary code on game servers.
Scorched 3D is a clone of the classic "Scorched Earth" DOS game, adding
features like a 3D island environment and Internet multiplayer
Luigi Auriemma discovered multiple flaws in the Scorched 3D game
server, including a format string vulnerability and several buffer
A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to crash a game
server or execute arbitrary code with the rights of the game server
user. Users not running a Scorched 3D game server are not affected by
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Scorched 3D users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-strategy/scorched3d-40"