ioQuake3 Engine game code code execution

ioquake-gamecode-code-execution (68870) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

ioQuake3 Engine could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error in game-specific code that allows the loading of malicious DLL files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of ioQuake3 Engine (2097 or 2098 or later), available from the ioQuake Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Full-disclosure Mailing List, Thu, 28 Jul 2011 15:06:49 +0200: Two security issues fixed in ioQuake3 engine.
  • ioQuake Web site: ioQuake3 Engine.
  • World of Padman Web site: World of Padman.
  • World of Padman Web site: WoP 1.5.1.1 hotfix released for Linux.
  • BID-48915: ioQuake3 Engine Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2011-2764: The FS_CheckFilenameIsNotExecutable function in qcommon/files.c in the ioQuake3 engine 1.36 and earlier, as used in World of Padman, Smokin' Guns, OpenArena, Tremulous, and ioUrbanTerror, does not properly determine dangerous file extensions, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted third-party addon that creates a Trojan horse DLL file.
  • OSVDB ID: 74276: ioQuake3 Engine qcommon/files.c FS_CheckFilenameIsNotExecutable Function Third-Party Add-on DLL File Remote Code Execution
  • OSVDB ID: 74622: ioQuake3 Engine quake3 Directory Third-Party Add-on DLL File Remote Code Execution
  • SA45417: Icculus.org Quake 3 Engine Command Injection Vulnerability
  • SA45468: World of Padman Command Injection Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • ioQuake ioQuake3 1499
  • ioQuake ioQuake3 1773
  • World of Padman World of Padman 1.5
  • World of Padman World of Padman 1.5.1

Reported:

Jul 28, 2011

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