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Category:   Application (Game)  >   mvdsv Vendors:   id Software, Inc.
mvdsv Quake Server Download Buffer Overflow Allows Remote Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1008469
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1008469
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 15 2003
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.171 and prior versions
Description:   A buffer overflow vulnerability was reported in the mvdsv Quake Server. A remote user can cause the target server to execute arbitrary code.

It is reported that mvdsv 0.171 and possibly earlier versions contains a remotely exploitable buffer overflow. The flaw reportedly resides in the "download" function.

A demonstration exploit posted by Oscar Linderholm is available at:

http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/0312-exploits/thttpd-sontot.c

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the mvdsv game daemon.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (v0.172b Beta), available at:

http://www.wsb.poznan.pl/~pawel/q/q/ktpro/mvdsv-0.172-source.tar.gz
http://www.wsb.poznan.pl/~pawel/q/q/ktpro/

Vendor URL:  www.wsb.poznan.pl/~pawel/q/q/ktpro/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  mvdsv


It is reported that mvdsv 0.171 and possibly earlier versions contains a remotely 
exploitable buffer overflow.

FreshPorts indicates that their version 0.165b is affected.

An exploit posted by Oscar Linderholm is available at:

http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/0312-exploits/thttpd-sontot.c


 
 


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