CVE-2006-3913

NameCVE-2006-3913
DescriptionBuffer overflow in Freeciv 2.1.0-beta1 and earlier, and SVN 15 Jul 2006 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a (1) negative chunk_length or a (2) large chunk->offset value in a PACKET_PLAYER_ATTRIBUTE_CHUNK packet in the generic_handle_player_attribute_chunk function in common/packets.c, and (3) a large packet->length value in the handle_unit_orders function in server/unithand.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1142-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs381378

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freeciv (PTS)wheezy2.3.2-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie2.4.3-3fixed
stretch2.5.6-2fixed
buster, sid2.5.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freecivsource(unstable)2.0.8-3medium381378
freecivsourcesarge2.0.1-1sarge2highDSA-1142-1

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