Raydium raydium_log() and raydium_console_line_add() buffer overflow

raydium-raydiumlog-bo (26510) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Raydium is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the raydium_log() and the raydium_console_line_add() functions. By sending a specially-crafted join request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest SVN revision (310 or later), available from the Raydium Web site. See references.


  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Fri May 12 2006 - 16:25:33 CDT: Multiple vulnerabilities in Raydium rev 309.
  • Raydium Web site: Raydium 3D Game Engine - OpenSource - GPL.
  • BID-17986: Raydium Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow and Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2408: Multiple buffer overflows in Raydium before SVN revision 310 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large packet when logged via (1) the raydium_log function in log.c or (2) the raydium_console_line_add function in console.c, possibly from a long player name.
  • OSVDB ID: 25483: Raydium Multiple Logging Function Remote Overflow
  • SA20097: Raydium Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Raydium.org Raydium 2005-09-21
  • Raydium.org Raydium SVN revision 309


May 12, 2006

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