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Format string bug in Army Men RTS
From: Luigi Auriemma <aluigi () autistici org>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 20:44:58 +0000


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                             Luigi Auriemma

Application:  Army Men RTS
              http://www.3do.com/armymen/armymen/
Versions:     1.0
Platforms:    Windows
Bug:          format string
Exploitation: remote, versus server
Date:         14 November 2004
Author:       Luigi Auriemma
              e-mail: aluigi () altervista org
              web:    http://aluigi.altervista.org


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1) Introduction
2) Bug
3) The Code
4) Fix


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1) Introduction
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Army Men RTS is a real-time strategy game developed by Pandemic Studios
(http://www.pandemicstudios.com) and released in March 2002.


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2) Bug
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The game server is affected by a format string bug in the name of the
player that joins in it.


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3) The Code
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Join a server using the nickname %n%n%n, it will crash immediately.


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4) Fix
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No fix.
The game is no longer supported.


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Luigi Auriemma
http://aluigi.altervista.org

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