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Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 13:56:51 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: CVE request for OpenTTD

On 01/09/2012 11:48 AM, Kurt Seifried wrote:
> On 01/07/2012 08:13 AM, Rubidium wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> we, the OpenTTD developers, have identified a security vulnerability in
>> OpenTTD (an open source game with multiplayer). Would you be so kind
>> as to allocate a CVE id for this issue?
>> The issue concerns a denial of service vulnerability in the form of a
>> slow read attack preventing anyone to join the server, and preventing
>> the continuation of a game when 'pause on join' is enabled. This
>> attack requires the attacker to be authorized, but most servers do not
>> implement authorization. The first vulnerable version is 0.3.5, the
>> upcoming 1.1.5 release will have the issue fixed.
>> Once a CVE id is allocated, the issue and fix will be documented at
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Remko 'Rubidium' Bijker
>> (Please CC me, I'm not subscribed)
> Need more information like a code commit to link to.
> -- Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team
Rubidium replied to me offlist:

Please use CVE-2012-0048 for this issue.


-- Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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