Live for Speed MPR, PLY, and SPR file buffer overflow

lfs-mprplyspr-bo (35729) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Live for Speed is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows, caused by improper bounds checking related to car names, single player replays, license plate numbers and nicknames. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted MPR, SPR, or PLY file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.1
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Tue Aug 14 2007 - 17:02:39 CDT: Multiple vulnerabilities in Live for Speed 0.5X10.
  • Live for Speed Web site: Live for Speed - Online racing simulator.
  • Luigi Auriemma Advisory 14 Aug 2007: Multiple vulnerabilities in Live for Speed 0.5X10.
  • BID-25168: Live for Speed Replay File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • BID-25206: Live for Speed PLY File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • BID-25208: Live for Speed Single Player Replay File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • BID-35716: Live for Speed '.mpr' File Handling Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-4140: Buffer overflow in Live for Speed (LFS) S2 ALPHA PATCH 0.5x allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .mpr file (replay file) that contains a long car name.
  • CVE-2007-4257: Multiple buffer overflows in Live for Speed (LFS) S1 and S2 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a .spr file (single player replay file) containing a long user name or (2) a .ply file containing a long number plate string, different vectors than CVE-2007-4140.
  • OSVDB ID: 46768: Live for Speed (LFS) .spr File Username Handling Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 46769: Live for Speed (LFS) .ply File Plate String Handling Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 46978: Live for Speed (LFS) MPR File Handling car Name Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 55865: Live for Speed MPR File Handling Overflow
  • SA35822: Live for Speed ".mpr" File Processing Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • Scawen Roberts, Eric Bailey, Victor van Vlaardingen Live for Speed 0.5x10
  • Scawen Roberts, Eric Bailey, Victor van Vlaardingen Live for Speed S2 alpha patch 0.5x

Reported:

Aug 01, 2007

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