Call of Duty callvote map buffer overflow

callofduty-callvotemap-bo (29129) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Call of Duty, Call of Duty United Offensive, and Call of Duty 2 are vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the 'callvote map' command. By sending a MAP parameter of more than 64 bytes, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.2
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • ActiVision, Inc. Web site: Call of Duty, Call of Duty 2 and Call of Duty: United Offensive.
  • Luigi Auriemma Advisory 24 Sep 2006: In-game callvote map buffer-overflow in Call of Duty series.
  • BID-20180: Call of Duty Server Callvote Map Command Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-5058: Buffer overflow in (1) Call of Duty 1.5b and earlier, (2) Call of Duty United Offensive 1.51b and earlier, and (3) Call of Duty 2 1.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long map argument to the callvote map command.
  • OSVDB ID: 29107: Call of Duty callvote map Remote Overflow
  • SA22078: Call of Duty "callvote map" Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • ActiVision Call of Duty 1.5 b
  • ActiVision Call of Duty 2 1.3
  • ActiVision Call of Duty: United Offensive 1.51 b

Reported:

Sep 24, 2006

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