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Call of Duty "callvote map" Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2006-09-25    Last Update:  2006-09-28    Views:  12,622

Secunia Advisory SA22078

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Call of Duty, Call of Duty United Offensive, and Call of Duty 2, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the "callvote map" command. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by calling the command with a long "MAP" parameter (more than 64 bytes).

Successful exploitation may allow the execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability has been reported in:
Call of Duty version 1.5b
Call of Duty United Offensive version 1.51b
Call of Duty 2 version 1.3

Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict access to game servers to trusted people only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Sindre Dahl

Original Advisory:
http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/codmapbof-adv.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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