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Re: Format string bug in Army Men RTS
From: "Manowar" <manowar () dnt ro>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 20:20:20 +0200

i don't suppose you noticed 3do has been gone from the gaming scene for years, did you? should we expect any buffer overflow in wolf3d/spear of destiny any time soon?
have a nice day.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Luigi Auriemma" <aluigi () autistici org> To: <bugtraq () securityfocus com>; <bugs () securitytracker com>; <news () securiteam com>; <full-disclosure () lists netsys com>; <vuln () secunia com>
Sent: Sunday, November 14, 2004 10:44 PM
Subject: Format string bug in Army Men RTS



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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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