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Debian: DSA-3812-1: ioquake3 security update

Date 18 Mar 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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
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