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Category:   Application (Game)  >   BZFlag Vendors:   bzflag.org
BZFlag Callsign Input Validation Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015418
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015418
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 28 2005
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.0.4 and prior 2.0.x versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BZFlag. A remote user can crash the game service.

The server does not properly validate user-supplied input in the callsign parameter. A remote user can send a specially crafted callsign that is not NULL terminated to cause the target server to crash.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

http://aluigi.altervista.org/poc/bzflagboom.zip

Luigi Auriemma reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/bzflagboom-adv.txt

Impact:   A remote user can crash the game service.
Solution:   A fix is available via CVS.
Vendor URL:  www.bzflag.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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