Star Wars Battlefront long nickname buffer overflow

starwars-nickname-bo (18256) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Star Wars Battlefront is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a buffer overflow. By sending a nickname containing 100 characters or more to a vulnerable server, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and cause the server to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Nov 24 2004 - 13:15:22 CST : Limited buffer-overflow and arbitrary memory access in Star Wars Battlefront 1.11.
  • BID-11750: LucasArts Star Wars Battlefront Game Server Multiple Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2004-1194: Buffer overflow in Star Wars Battlefront 1.11 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long nickname.
  • OSVDB ID: 12127: Star Wars Battlefront Nickname DoS

Platforms Affected:

  • Pandemic Studios Star Wars Battlefront 1.11 and prior

Reported:

Nov 24, 2004

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