Volition Red Faction Game Client Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

It has been reported that Red Faction game client may be prone to a remote buffer overflow vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in a vulnerable system in order to gain unauthorized access. It has been reported that this vulnerability can be reproduced by sending a server name of 260 characters or more to a vulnerable client. When the client reads in the string, sensitive regions of memory may be corrupted with attacker-supplied values.

Red Faction versions 1.20 and prior are reported to be affected by this issue.


 

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