netPanzer frameNum denial of service

netpanzer-framenum-dos (26607) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


netPanzer is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the game server to crash by connecting to the server with a frameNum value greater than 41.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Luigi Auriemma Security Advisory 23 May 2006:: Server termination in netPanzer 0.8 (rev 952).
  • netPanzer Web site: netPanzer - An Online Multiplayer Tactical Warfare Game.
  • BID-18104: NetPanzer SETFRAME Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2575: The setFrame function in Lib/2D/Surface.hpp for NetPanzer 0.8 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a client flag (frameNum) that is greater than 41, which triggers an assert error.
  • OSVDB ID: 25737: NetPanzer Surface.hpp setFrame() Remote DoS
  • SA20250: NetPanzer "setFrame()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016149: NetPanzer `frameNum` Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • PyroSoft netPanzer 0.8 and prior


May 23, 2006

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