TinTin++: Multiple vulnerabilities

2011-11-20T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201111-07
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2011-11-20T00:00:00

Description

Background

TinTin++ is a free MUD gaming client.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TinTin++. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote unauthenticated attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the TinTin++ process, cause a Denial of Service, or truncate arbitrary files in the top level of the home directory belonging to the user running the TinTin++ process.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All TinTin++ users should upgrade to the latest stable version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-mud/tintin-1.98.0"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since March 25, 2008. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.