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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3917

The multiplayer engine in Wesnoth 1.2.x before 1.2.7 and 1.3.x before 1.3.9 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long message with multibyte characters that can produce an invalid UTF-8 string after it is truncated, which triggers an uncaught exception, involving the truncate_message function in server/server.cpp. NOTE: this issue affects both clients and servers.
Publish Date : 2007-10-11 Last Update Date : 2017-07-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 134

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1386-1 wesnoth oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20407 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3917

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.3.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.3.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wesnoth Wesnoth 1.3.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wesnoth Wesnoth 15

- References For CVE-2007-3917
OSVDB 41711
BID 25995 Wesnoth Client UTF-8 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-15
VUPEN ADV-2007-3449
XF wesnoth-utf8-dos(37047)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3917

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