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PostPosted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200904-13 ] Ventrilo: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Ventrilo: Denial of Service (GLSA 200904-13)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: April 14, 2009
Bug(s): #234819
ID: 200904-13

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been discovered in Ventrilo, allowing for a Denial of Service.

Background

Ventrilo is a Voice over IP group communication server.

Affected Packages

Package: media-sound/ventrilo-server-bin
Vulnerable: < 3.0.3
Unaffected: >= 3.0.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Luigi Auriemma reported a NULL pointer dereference in Ventrilo when processing packets with an invalid version number followed by another packet.

Impact

A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets to the server, resulting in a crash.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Ventrilo users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/ventrilo-server-bin-3.0.3"


References

CVE-2008-3680
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