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Wesnoth Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2007-11-28    Last Update:  2007-12-03    Views:  8,390

Secunia Advisory SA27786

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Wesnoth, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), disclose potentially sensitive information, or potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

1) An error within the WML preprocessor can be exploited via a malicious add-on to disclose the content of arbitrary files on an affected system when processing pathnames that contain directory traversal sequences.

2) An error within the handling of the "turn_cmd" option can be exploited to cause a DoS or potentially execute arbitrary commands via a malicious add-on.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 1.2.8.


Solution:
Update to version 1.2.8.

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

Original Advisory:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=557098
http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=264289#264289

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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