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OpenTTD: Denial of Service

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201407-01 / openttd
Release Date July 07, 2014
Latest Revision July 07, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
games-simulation/openttd < 1.3.3 >= 1.3.3 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #492876

Synopsis

A vulnerability in OpenTTD could allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service condition.

2.  Impact Information

Background

OpenTTD is a clone of Transport Tycoon Deluxe.

Description

The vulnerability is caused due to missing out-of-bound check within the “HandleCrashedAircraft()” function.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenTTD users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-simulation/openttd-1.3.3"

4.  References



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