A vulnerability was found in wesnoth which allows arbitrary code execution by exploiting a vulnerability within the Lua scripting language engine which allows escaping existing sandbox measures in place and executing untrusted bytecode.
Wesnoth executes Lua code from untrusted local files either written by players
or downloaded through a player content distribution server, as well as from
data sent over the network in multiplayer games; thus this vulnerability is
rather severe as it can be exploited remotely by malicious parties without the
Created wesnoth tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1605315]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1605314]
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.