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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2537

Original release date: 05/22/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in (a) OpenBOR 2.0046 and earlier, (b) Beats of Rage (BOR) 1.0029 and earlier, and (c) Horizontal Shooter BOR (HOR) 2.0000 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute code via format string specifiers in configurations used in various mod files, as demonstrated by the (1) music identifier in data/scenes/intro.txt, which is not properly handled in the update function, and (2) background identifier in data/easy/1aeasy.txt, which is not properly handled in the shutdown function.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: bor-mod-file-format-string(26582)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20174
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20181
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1903
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1901
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1902
External Source: MISC
Name: http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/borfs-adv.txt
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 18088
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25687
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20173
Type: Advisory

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