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Gentoo alert 201403-06 (libupnp)

From:  Mikle Kolyada <zlogene@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201403-06 ] libupnp: Arbitrary code execution
Date:  Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:36:45 +0400
Message-ID:  <5332ADBD.1010704@gentoo.org>

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201403-06 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: High Title: libupnp: Arbitrary code execution Date: March 26, 2014 Bugs: #454570 ID: 201403-06 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Multiple buffer overflow flaws in libupnp may allow execution of arbitrary code. Background ========== libupnp is a portable, open source, UPnP development kit. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-libs/libupnp < 1.6.18 >= 1.6.18 Description =========== Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in libupnp. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact ====== A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All libupnp users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libupnp-1.6.18" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2012-5958 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5958 [ 2 ] CVE-2012-5959 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5959 [ 3 ] CVE-2012-5960 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5960 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201403-06.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 2014 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 -- Mikle Kolyada Gentoo Linux Developer


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