GLSA-200509-14 : Zebedee: Denial of Service vulnerability

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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-200509-14
(Zebedee: Denial of Service vulnerability)

'Shiraishi.M' reported that Zebedee crashes when '0' is received as the
port number in the protocol option header.

Impact :

By performing malformed requests a remote attacker could cause Zebedee
to crash.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-14.xml

Solution :

All Zebedee users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose net-misc/zebedee

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19813 (gentoo_GLSA-200509-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14796

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2904