DescriptionThe Automatic Downloading option in the id3 Quake 3 Engine and the Icculus Quake 3 Engine (ioquake3) before revision 804 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files in the quake3 directory (fs_homepath cvar) via a long string of filenames, as contained in the neededpaks buffer.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs660832

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ioquake3 (PTS)wheezy1.36+svn2287-1fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.36+u20140802+gca9eebb-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.36+u20161101+dfsg1-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.36+u20180108~dfsg-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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