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Live for Speed Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-10-15    Last Update:  2007-10-16    Views:  8,785

Secunia Advisory SA27242

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Luigi Auriemma has reported a vulnerability in Live for Speed, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing the skin name of other users in a multiplayer game. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow on other connected clients' systems by sending a specially crafted packet to the server.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in version 0.5X10. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Grant only trusted users access to multiplayer games.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Luigi Auriemma

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

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

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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