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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3812-1 (ioquake3 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

It was discovered that ioquake3, a modified version of the ioQuake3 game engine performs insufficient restrictions on automatically downloaded content (pk3 files or game code), which allows malicious game servers to modify configuration settings including driver settings.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ioquake3 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.36+u20140802+gca9eebb-2+deb8u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.36+u20161101+dfsg1-2. We recommend that you upgrade your ioquake3 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)