Vulnerability CVE-2006-3325


Published: 2006-06-30   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
client/cl_parse.c in the id3 Quake 3 Engine 1.32c and the Icculus Quake 3 Engine (ioquake3) revision 810 and earlier allows remote malicious servers to overwrite arbitrary write-protected cvars variables on the client, such as cl_allowdownload for Automatic Downloading and fs_homepath for the quake3 path, via a string of cvar names and values sent from the server. NOTE: this can be combined with another vulnerability to overwrite arbitrary files.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
UPDATE: Files and cvars overwriting in Quake 3 engine (1.32c / rev 803 / ...)
Luigi Auriemma (...
03.07.2006

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Id software -> Quake 3 engine 

 References:
http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/q3cfilevar-adv.txt
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1171
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438515/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438660/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18685
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2569
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26889
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27486

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