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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-12 ] tftp-hpa: Remote buffer overflow Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: tftp-hpa: Remote buffer overflow (GLSA 201206-12)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 21, 2012
Bug(s): #374001
ID: 201206-12

Synopsis

A vulnerability was found in tftp-hpa, which leads to remote
execution of arbitrary code.


Background

tftp-hpa is the port of the OpenBSD TFTP server.

Affected Packages

Package: net-ftp/tftp-hpa
Vulnerable: < 5.1
Unaffected: >= 5.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in tftp-hpa. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.


Impact

The vulnerability might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All tftp-hpa users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/tftp-hpa-5.1"
   


References

CVE-2011-2199
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