Battlefield 1942 / Battlefield Vietnam numplayers Client Broadcast DoS

2004-12-07T14:01:15
ID OSVDB:12259
Type osvdb
Reporter Luigi Auriemma(aluigi@autistici.org)
Modified 2004-12-07T14:01:15

Description

Vulnerability Description

Battlefield 1942 and Battlefield Vietnam contain a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a large numplayers field is sent from the master server, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

Solution Description

Upgrade to Battlefield 1942 version 1.61b or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Battlefield 1942 and Battlefield Vietnam contain a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a large numplayers field is sent from the master server, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.battlefield1942.com/ Security Tracker: 1012447 Security Tracker: 1012448 Secunia Advisory ID:13368 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-12/0043.html ISS X-Force ID: 18402 CVE-2004-1220 Bugtraq ID: 11838