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TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201111-07 / TinTin++
Release Date November 20, 2011
Latest Revision November 20, 2011: 1
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
games-mud/tintin < 1.98.0 >= 1.98.0 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #209903


Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in TinTin++ which could allow a remote attacker to conduct several attacks, including the execution of arbitrary code and Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information


TinTin++ is a free MUD gaming client.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TinTin++. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Remote unauthenticated attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the TinTin++ process, cause a Denial of Service, or truncate arbitrary files in the top level of the home directory belonging to the user running the TinTin++ process.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All TinTin++ users should upgrade to the latest stable version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-mud/tintin-1.98.0"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since March 25, 2008. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

4.  References


Page updated November 20, 2011

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