GLSA-200406-19 : giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-19
(giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack)

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.

See also :

http://gift-fasttrack.berlios.de/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200406-19.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14530 (gentoo_GLSA-200406-19.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0604