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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2393

Original release date: 05/15/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The client_cmd function in Empire 4.3.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by causing long text strings to be appended to the player->client buffer, which causes an invalid memory access.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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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External Source: SREASON
Name: 896
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://empserver.cvs.sourceforge.net/empserver/empserver/src/lib/player/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060512 Server crash in Empire 4.3.2
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MISC
Name: http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/empiredos-adv.txt
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: empireserver-clientcmd-dos(26525)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1798

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:empire_server:empire_server:4.3.0
* cpe:/a:empire_server:empire_server:4.3.2

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