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[GLSA-200702-09] Nexuiz: Multiple vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Nexuiz: Multiple vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200702-09
(Nexuiz: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Nexuiz fails to correctly validate input within "clientcommands". There
is also a failure to correctly handle connection attempts from remote
Using a specially crafted "clientcommand" a remote attacker can cause a
buffer overflow in Nexuiz which could result in the execution of
arbitrary code. Additionally, there is a Denial of Service
vulnerability in Nexuiz allowing a possible hacker to cause Nexuiz to crash
or to run out of resources by overloading it with specially crafted
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Nexuiz users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-fps/nexuiz-2.2.1"
Threat Level: Medium
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