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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201403-06 ] libupnp: Arbitrary code execution Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libupnp: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201403-06)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 26, 2014
Bug(s): #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: net-libs/libupnp
Vulnerable: < 1.6.18
Unaffected: >= 1.6.18
Architectures: All supported architectures


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:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libupnp-1.6.18"
   


References

CVE-2012-5958
CVE-2012-5959
CVE-2012-5960
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