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Category:   Application (Game)  >   LTris Vendors:   lgames.sourceforge.net
LTris Buffer Overflow in Processing Highscores File May Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013477
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013477
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 19 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.0.9
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the LTris game. A local user may be able to obtain elevated privileges.

A local user with access to the highscores file can modify the file. Then, when a target user loads the game, a buffer overflow will be triggered and arbitrary code will be executed with the privileges of the target user.

The flaw resides in 'chart.c'.

Impact:   A local user can cause arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.0.9 or later), available at:

http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LTris

Vendor URL:  lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LTris (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 21 2005 (Gentoo Issues Fix) LTris Buffer Overflow in Processing Highscores File May Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Gentoo has issued a fix.



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