GLSA 200503-24: LTris: Buffer overflow
Posted on: 03/21/2005 05:28 AM

A LTris security update is available for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200503-24
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: LTris: Buffer overflow
Date: March 20, 2005
Bugs: #85770
ID: 200503-24

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Synopsis
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LTris is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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LTris is a Tetris clone.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 games-puzzle/ltris lt; 1.0.10 gt;= 1.0.10

Description
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LTris is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when reading the global highscores file.

Impact
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By modifying the global highscores file a malicious user could trick another user to execute arbitrary code.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All LTris users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=games-puzzle/ltris-1.0.10"

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200503-24.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0



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