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Gentoo alert 201206-35 (nbd)

From:  Stefan Behte <craig@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201206-35 ] nbd: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:20:28 +0200
Message-ID:  <4FE8B9FC.8010909@gentoo.org>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201206-35 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: High Title: nbd: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: June 25, 2012 Bugs: #353097, #372891 ID: 201206-35 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Multiple vulnerabilities were found in nbd, which could lead to remote execution of arbitrary code. Background ========== nbd is a userland client/server for kernel network block device. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 sys-block/nbd < 2.9.22 >= 2.9.22 Description =========== Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in nbd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact ====== nbd allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) or the execution of arbitrary code. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All nbd users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-block/nbd-2.9.22" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2011-0530 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0530 [ 2 ] CVE-2011-1925 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1925 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-35.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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