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Vulnerability of e6y prboom-plus: buffer overflow via UDP Packets

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via UDP Packets of e6y prboom-plus, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/06/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2019-20797, FEDORA-2020-3f9a846b40, FEDORA-2020-fe80f1f388, openSUSE-SU-2020:0807-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0820-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-32437.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via UDP Packets of e6y prboom-plus, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 31-32: new prboom-plus packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 31: prboom-plus 2.5.1.4-18.fc31
  Fedora 32: prboom-plus 2.5.1.4-18.fc32

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new prboom-plus packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: prboom-plus 2.5.1.4-lp151.3.3.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new prboom-plus packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: prboom-plus 2.5.1.4-bp151.4.3.1
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