Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
[ GLSA 200406-19 ] giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
GLSA
Moderator
Moderator


Joined: 13 Jun 2003
Posts: 4078
Location: Barcelona, Spain

PostPosted: Thu Jun 24, 2004 8:42 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200406-19 ] giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack (GLSA 200406-19)
Severity: low
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 24, 2004
Updated: May 22, 2006
Bug(s): #54452
ID: 200406-19

Synopsis

There is a vulnerability where a carefully crafted signal sent to the giFT-FastTrack plugin will cause the giFT daemon to crash.

Background

giFT-FastTrack is a plugin for the giFT file-sharing application. It allows giFT users to connect to the fasttrack network to share files.

Affected Packages

Package: net-p2p/gift-fasttrack
Vulnerable: <= 0.8.6
Unaffected: >= 0.8.7
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Alan Fitton found a vulnerability in the giFT-FastTrack plugin in version 0.8.6 and earlier. It can be used to remotely crash the giFT daemon.

Impact

Attackers may use this vulnerability to perform a Denial of Service attack against the giFT daemon. There is no risk of code execution.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest available version.

Resolution

All users should upgrade to the latest available version of gift-fasttrack:
Code:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-p2p/gift-fasttrack-0.8.7"
# emerge ">=net-p2p/gift-fasttrack-0.8.7"


References

giFT-FastTrack announcement
CVE-2004-0604


Last edited by GLSA on Thu Nov 23, 2006 4:16 am; edited 4 times in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum