GLSA-200904-13 : Ventrilo: Denial of Service

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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-200904-13
(Ventrilo: Denial of Service)

Luigi Auriemma reported a NULL pointer dereference in Ventrilo when
processing packets with an invalid version number followed by another
packet.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets to the server,
resulting in a crash.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200904-13.xml

Solution :

All Ventrilo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/ventrilo-server-bin-3.0.3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36157 (gentoo_GLSA-200904-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3680