Beats of Rage mod file format string

bor-mod-file-format-string (26582) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Beats of Rage, OpenBOR, and Horizontal Shooter BOR could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by format string vulnerabilities in the shutdown(), predrawstatus() and update() functions. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted mod file to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Beats of Rage Web site: Senile Team official site.
  • Horizontal Shooter BOR Web page: Welcome to the HOR Webpage.
  • Luigi Auriemma Advisory 20 May 2006: Format string vulnerabilities in OpenBOR 2.0046.
  • OpenBOR Web site: Official OpenBOR Website.
  • BID-18088: Beats Of Rage Multiple Format String Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2537: Multiple format string vulnerabilities in (a) OpenBOR 2.0046 and earlier, (b) Beats of Rage (BOR) 1.0029 and earlier, and (c) Horizontal Shooter BOR (HOR) 2.0000 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute code via format string specifiers in configurations used in various mod files, as demonstrated by the (1) music identifier in data/scenes/intro.txt, which is not properly handled in the update function, and (2) background identifier in data/easy/1aeasy.txt, which is not properly handled in the shutdown function.
  • OSVDB ID: 25686: OpenBOR Engine Mod File Handling Multiple Format String
  • OSVDB ID: 25687: Horizontal Shooter BOR Mod File Handling Multiple Format String
  • OSVDB ID: 25688: Beats of Rage (BOR) Engine Multiple Format String
  • SA20173: Beats of Rage (BOR) Engine Format String Vulnerability
  • SA20174: OpenBOR Engine Mod File Handling Format String Vulnerability
  • SA20181: Horizontal Shooter BOR Mod File Handling Format String Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • LB Designs Horizontal Shooter BOR 2.0000
  • OpenBOR OpenBOR 2.0046 and prior
  • Senile Team Beats of Rage 1.0029 and prior

Reported:

May 20, 2006

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