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Nexuiz "gamedir" Information Disclosure and Data Manipulation

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Release Date:  2007-01-31    Last Update:  2007-02-05    Views:  7,623

Secunia Advisory SA23963

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Manipulation of data, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Nexuiz, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information or manipulate data.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the client when handling the "gamedir" command. This can be exploited by a malicious game server to read arbitrary files and write to certain files on a user's system.

The vulnerability affects Nexuiz client 2.2.2.


Solution:
Update to version 2.2.3.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.alientrap.org/devwiki/index.php?n=Nexuiz.Patch

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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