Unreal Engine DLMGR format string
|unrealengine-dlmgr-format-string (45088)||High Risk|
Unreal Engine could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a format string vulnerability. By persuading a victim to connect to a malicious server, a remote attacker could send a DLMGR and WELCOME command using the CLASS or LEVEL parameter and a specially-crafted package containing malicious format string specifiers to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system or cause the application to crash.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- Luigi Auriemma Advisories, 11 Sep 2008: Unreal engine .
- Unreal Technology Web site: Unreal Technology.
- BID-31141: Epic Games Unreal Engine Multiple Format String Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-6441: Format string vulnerability in the Epic Games Unreal engine client, as used in multiple games, allows remote servers to execute arbitrary code via (1) the CLASS parameter in a DLMGR command, (2) a malformed package (PKG), and possibly (3) the LEVEL parameter in a WELCOME command.
- OSVDB ID: 48290: Unreal Engine DLMGR / WELCOME Command Remote Format String
- OSVDB ID: 48291: Unreal Engine Malformed PKG Download Format String
- SA31854: Unreal Engine Format String Vulnerabilities
- Epic Games Unreal Engine 2
- Epic Games Unreal Engine 2.5
- Epic Games Unreal Engine 3
Sep 11, 2008
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