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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-200711-13
(3proxy: Denial of Service)
3proxy contains a double free vulnerability in the ftpprchild()
function, which frees param->hostname and calls the parsehostname()
function, which in turn attempts to free param->hostname again.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to the proxy,
possibly resulting in a Denial of Service. Under typical configuration,
the scope of this vulnerability is limited to the local network.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All 3proxy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/3proxy-0.5.3j'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27848 (gentoo_GLSA-200711-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5622
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