Debian: DSA-3812-1: ioquake3 security update

    Date18 Mar 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that ioquake3, a modified version of the ioQuake3 game engine performs insufficent restrictions on automatically downloaded content (pk3 files or game code), which allows malicious game servers to modify configuration settings including driver settings.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3812-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 18, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ioquake3
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-6903
    
    It was discovered that ioquake3, a modified version of the ioQuake3 game
    engine performs insufficent restrictions on automatically downloaded
    content (pk3 files or game code), which allows malicious game servers to
    modify configuration settings including driver settings.
     
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.36+u20140802+gca9eebb-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.36+u20161101+dfsg1-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ioquake3 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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