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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-200901-12
(noip-updater: Execution of arbitrary code)
xenomuta found out that the GetNextLine() function in noip2.c misses a
length check, leading to a stack-based buffer overflow.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code by sending a specially crafted HTTP message to the client. NOTE:
Successful exploitation requires a man in the middle attack, a DNS
spoofing attack or a compromise of no-ip.com servers.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All noip-updater users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/noip-updater-2.1.9'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35406 (gentoo_GLSA-200901-12.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5297
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