Red Faction buffer overflow

redfaction-bo (15353) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Red Faction is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By creating a specially-crafted reply packet containing 260 or more characters, a remote attacker, in control of a malicious game server, could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Volition Red Faction 1.2 and prior


Mar 01, 2004

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