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[ GLSA 201111-07 ] TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Alex Legler <a3li () gentoo org>
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2011 19:13:24 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201111-07
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 Severity: High
    Title: TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 20, 2011
     Bugs: #209903
       ID: 201111-07

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in TinTin++ which could
allow a remote attacker to conduct several attacks, including the
execution of arbitrary code and Denial of Service.

Background
==========

TinTin++ is a free MUD gaming client.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  games-mud/tintin             < 1.98.0                  >= 1.98.0 

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TinTin++. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Remote unauthenticated attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the TinTin++ process, cause a Denial of Service,
or truncate arbitrary files in the top level of the home directory
belonging to the user running the TinTin++ process.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All TinTin++ users should upgrade to the latest stable version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-mud/tintin-1.98.0"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since March 25, 2008. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2008-0671
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-0671
[ 2 ] CVE-2008-0672
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-0672
[ 3 ] CVE-2008-0673
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-0673

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201111-07.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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