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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-35 ] nbd: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: nbd: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201206-35)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 25, 2012
Bug(s): #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: sys-block/nbd
Vulnerable: < 2.9.22
Unaffected: >= 2.9.22
Architectures: All supported architectures


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:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-block/nbd-2.9.22"
   


References

CVE-2011-0530
CVE-2011-1925
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