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Graphics error on my server

Post by Anonymous!!! » Wed May 04, 2011 11:10 am

Sorry if this is the wrong place to put this but my tmwserver theotheroworlds.dyndns.org has encountered a huge problem.
No item images are loading and the player is invisible, here is a screenshot:
ManaPlus_Screenshot_4_Smaller.png
As you can see all items are unknown items and the player sprite is missing (Had to reduce filesize)
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Also a player on the server called FancyJack was hacking it somehow... might be something he did...

Can anyone tell me what the problem is and how to fix it? :(
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Re: Graphics error on my server

Post by Crush » Wed May 04, 2011 11:54 am

Anonymous!!! wrote: No item images are loading and the player is invisible, here is a screenshot:
ManaPlus_Screenshot_4_Smaller.png
It seems like there is a problem with your items.xml. This is a client-sided file which is delivered by the update server.

Please check your clients logfile. There should be a corresponding error message.
Also a player on the server called FancyJack was hacking it somehow... might be something he did...
Please define "hacking it somehow".

What did he do and what do you think has he compromised?
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Re: Graphics error on my server

Post by Anonymous!!! » Thu May 05, 2011 6:22 am

He managed to bypass a ban and he was able to kick admins.
He also managed to obtain a golden warlordplate and crown.
I'll check the client's log but I was thinking it could also be a problem with my updates host...
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Re: Graphics error on my server

Post by Crush » Thu May 05, 2011 3:02 pm

Anonymous!!! wrote:He managed to bypass a ban and he was able to kick admins.
He also managed to obtain a golden warlordplate and crown.
I'll check the client's log but I was thinking it could also be a problem with my updates host...
Sounds like someone unauthorized got the password of a GM account. This doesn't give access to the update server.

But it is of course not impossible that a person got the GM access through a much more wide-reaching security vulnerability of your systems. But without knowing any details about your setup my guess is as good as yours.
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Re: Graphics error on my server

Post by Anonymous!!! » Fri May 06, 2011 6:41 am

Well... It's the updates host thats the problem... I released my first update with only the data I wanted to add contained and this has happened... I released a new one with everything in it... still going on... remove both of the updates... still not working... Anyone have any ideas?

And about the guy that was hacking... he managed to get into the database, he altered the accounts file as well... he is also spamming up the server somehow so badly it crashes.

Also the GM logs recorded no action from his account.
His username was 9894 and I recently found there were about 8 accounts called stuff like 11094 and that... I suspect they are some people I found begging for rares on the server who said they don't play on any other servers...
I warped their chars to botcheck and refused to let them back unless they told me their usernames because they were acting suspicious... they started swearing at me in other languages (Lucky solarwind could translate some of the stuff for me :P)
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