Security Issue in Paradox Games (modding)

Started by steve58, February 07, 2020, 08:46:10 AM

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steve58

Just a heads up that a security issue has been found in how LUA libraries are loaded for mods in several Paradox games.  Games affected are CKII, EUIV, HOI IV, and maybe others.  A Hotfix is already out for CKII.   

https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/index.php?threads/ck2-hotfix-3-3-2-checksum-iivc-update-feb-7.1317639/

https://www.reddit.com/r/paradoxplaza/comments/ezqwel/security_flaw_in_hearts_of_iron_iv/
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Rayfer

Saw this too and immediately uninstalled all Paradox games, all of which had one mod or another.  Am I overreacting? 

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Quote from: Rayfer on February 07, 2020, 09:50:22 AM
Saw this too and immediately uninstalled all Paradox games, all of which had one mod or another.  Am I overreacting?

No you're not overacting IMHO.  I would have done the same thing except I uninstalled all my Paradox games a while ago due to abject boredom with their games formulae.
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Just fired up my Steam-hosted EU4 and saw that the 1.29.5 security patch released yesterday for the issue has been applied to my install.  Whatever else anyone thinks about Steam, their auto-update in scenarios like this is something I love.... :smitten:
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