GLSA-200704-17 : 3proxy: Buffer overflow

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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-200704-17
(3proxy: Buffer overflow)

The 3proxy development team reported a buffer overflow in the logurl()
function when processing overly long requests.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted transparent request to
the proxy, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with privileges
of the user running 3proxy.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200704-17.xml

Solution :

All 3proxy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/3proxy-0.5.3h'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25105 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-17.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2031