5th street - 'dx8render.dll' Format String Vulnerability

2008-06-25T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:31964
Type exploitdb
Reporter superkhung
Modified 2008-06-25T00:00:00

Description

5th street 'dx8render.dll' Format String Vulnerability. CVE-2008-3116. Dos exploit for windows platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29928/info

The '5th street' game is prone to a format-string vulnerability.

Exploiting this issue will allow attackers to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a user running the application. Failed attacks will likely cause denial-of-service conditions.

When the following chat message is sent, the game client of every connected user will crash:

%5000000.x