Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2012 15:35:01 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: frosch <frosch@...nttd.org>
Subject: Re: CVE request for OpenTTD

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

On 07/28/2012 04:53 AM, frosch wrote:
> 
>> On 07/27/2012 03:42 PM, frosch wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> 
>>> 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 vulnerabilty which
>>> enables an attacker to force the server into an invalid game
>>> state. The server will abort upon detecting this state. This
>>> attack can be performed using an unmodified client via normal
>>> game interaction. The attack requires authorization, but most
>>> servers do not implement authorization. The first vulnerable
>>> version is 0.6.0, the upcoming 1.2.2 release will have the
>>> issue fixed.
>>> 
>>> Once a CVE id is allocated, the issue and fix will be
>>> documented at http://security.openttd.org/CVE-2012-xxxx
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance, Christoph 'frosch' Elsenhans
>>> 
>>> (Please CC me, I'm not subscribed)
>> 
>> Sorry can you please provide links to an advisory, code commit,
>> or something so we have a reference?
>> 
> trunk commit: http://vcs.openttd.org/svn/changeset/24439/ Bug
> report: http://bugs.openttd.org/task/5254
> 
> Later on http://security.openttd.org/CVE-2012-xxxx will supply
> patches for all vulnerable versions, and also link to the bug
> tracker and related commits.
> 
> Regards

Perfect, thanks. Please use CVE-2012-3436 for this issue.

P.S. with respect to "In some cases ships could be covered with land."
couldn't the ship sail into a cave or over hanging cliff? ;)


- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/
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=6xJd
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Your e-mail address:

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.