26929 : Multiple Vendor Quake 3 Engine client/cl_parse.c cvars Variable Overwrite
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-06-27

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-3325" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : 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.

Classification

Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-07-03 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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