Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3941-1 iortcw -- security update

Date Reported:
13 Aug 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11721.
More information:

A read buffer overflow was discovered in the idtech3 (Quake III Arena) family of game engines. This allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted packet.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.50a+dfsg1-3+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your iortcw packages.