Buffer overflow flaw was found in the way used to validate remote game servers
to be added into the server list. A remote attacker sending a specially-crafted
UDP reply from game server could execute arbitrary code on the side
and with the privileges of alienarena game client.
http://www.ngssoftware.com/brochures/Anonymous.Remote.Arbitrary.Code.Execution.in.Alien.Arena.pdf (More descriptive issue details)
(Merge o both revisions: 1390 and 1391, you might want to have a look
at separate commits too:
This issue affects the versions of the alienarena packages, as shipped
with Fedora release of 10 and 11, and as scheduled to appear in Fedora
release of 12.
This is CVE-2009-3637.
alienarena-data-20091102-1.fc10,alienarena-7.32-1.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
alienarena-data-20091102-1.fc11,alienarena-7.32-1.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
alienarena-data-20091102-1.fc11, alienarena-7.32-1.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
alienarena-data-20091102-1.fc10, alienarena-7.32-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.