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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-01
(Snort: Remote execution of arbitrary code)
The Snort DCE/RPC preprocessor does not properly reassemble certain
types of fragmented SMB and DCE/RPC packets.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted fragmented SMB or
DCE/RPC packets, without the need to finish the TCP handshake, that
would trigger a stack-based buffer overflow while being reassembled.
This could lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the permissions
of the user running the Snort preprocessor.
Disable the DCE/RPC processor by commenting the 'preprocessor dcerpc'
section in /etc/snort/snort.conf .
See also :
All Snort users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/snort-126.96.36.199'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24749 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-01.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5276
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