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  Severity: Normal
     Title: GTetrinet: Remote code execution
      Date: September 06, 2006
      Bugs: #144867
        ID: 200609-02

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Synopsis
========

GTetrinet is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow, potentially
leading to arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

GTetrinet is a networked Tetris clone for GNOME 2.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                 /  Vulnerable  /               Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  games-puzzle/gtetrinet       < 0.7.9                     >= 0.7.9

Description
===========

Michael Gehring has found that GTetrinet fails to properly handle array
indexes.

Impact
======

An attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a
negative number of players to the server.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GTetrinet users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-puzzle/gtetrinet-0.7.9"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2006-3125
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3125

Availability
============

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

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-02.xml

Concerns?
=========

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
=======

Copyright 2006 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/2.5

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