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Bug 252203 (CVE-2008-5876) - dev-games/irrlicht < 1.5 Buffer Overflow (CVE-2008-5876)
Summary: dev-games/irrlicht < 1.5 Buffer Overflow (CVE-2008-5876)
Alias: CVE-2008-5876
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: C2 [glsa]
Depends on: 253659
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Reported: 2008-12-22 20:49 UTC by Bruno Buss
Modified: 2009-03-07 21:41 UTC (History)
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Description Bruno Buss 2008-12-22 20:49:53 UTC
"A vulnerability has been reported in Irrlicht, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in the B3D loader and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 1.5."

dev-games/irrlicht-1.5 is on portage tree, just need to stabilize.
Comment 1 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-12-23 12:35:26 UTC
games: is irrlicht 1.5 ready for stabling?
Comment 2 Bruno Buss 2009-01-09 12:24:25 UTC
CVE-2008-5876 (
Buffer overflow in Irrlicht before 1.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors in the B3D loader.
Comment 3 Pierre-Yves Rofes (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-03-07 21:41:36 UTC
GLSA 200903-10