Chaser memory denial of service

chaser-memory-dos (15031) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Chaser is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted packet to the game server causing the program to read unallocated memory resulting in a system crash.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Feb 03 2004 - 15:22:51 CST : Remote crash of Chaser game <= 1.50.
  • Chaser Web site: CHASER - JoWoodD Productions Software AG.
  • BID-9567: Cauldron Chaser Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0247: The client and server of Chaser 1.50 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash via exception) via a UDP packet with a length field that is greater than the actual data length, which causes Chaser to read unexpected memory.
  • OSVDB ID: 6612: Chaser Client/Server UDP Packet DoS

Platforms Affected:

  • Cauldron Chaser 1.50 and prior


Feb 03, 2004

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