GLSA-200512-14 : NBD Tools: Buffer overflow in NBD server

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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-200512-14
(NBD Tools: Buffer overflow in NBD server)

Kurt Fitzner discovered that the NBD server allocates a request
buffer that fails to take into account the size of the reply header.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a malicious request that can result
in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the NBD server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200512-14.xml

Solution :

All NBD Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-block/nbd-2.8.2-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20355 (gentoo_GLSA-200512-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3534