The Quake 3 engine, as used in multiple game packages, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (shutdown game server) and possibly crash the server via a long infostring, possibly triggering a buffer overflow.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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Advisory; Patch Information
20050212 Infostring crash and shutdown in the Quake 3 engine
Vulnerable software and versions