Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3812-1 ioquake3 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Mar 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6903.
- More information:
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.