Quake 3 Engine contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker sends a specially crafted getstatus UDP request to the server, which will result in loss of availability for the server.
Remote / Network Access
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Patch / RCS,
Multiple vendors which bundle the engine have released upgrades for this vulnerability. ioquake3 patched this in SVN revision 1762, but has not released a formal version upgrade.
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