GLSA-200503-25 : OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-25
(OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows)

Multiple buffer overflows have been found in OpenSLP, when handling
malformed SLP packets.

Impact :

By sending specially crafted SLP packets, a remote attacker could
potentially execute arbitrary code with the rights of the OpenSLP

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All OpenSLP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/openslp-1.2.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17581 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-25.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0769