A vulnerability has been reported in Wesnoth, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in the processing of UTF-8 strings within the multiplayer engine . This can be exploited by malicious clients to crash a vulnerable Wesnoth client.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 1.2.7.
Solution: Update to version 1.2.7.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/wesnoth/tags/1.2.7/changelog?rev=20982&view=download
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Subject: Wesnoth UTF-8 Denial of Service Vulnerability
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