GLSA-201201-18 : bip: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-18
(bip: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in bip:
Uli Schlachter reported that bip does not properly handle invalid
data during authentication, resulting in a daemon crash
Julien Tinnes reported that bip does not check the number of open
file descriptors against FD_SETSIZE, resulting in a stack buffer
overflow (CVE-2012-0806).

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the bip daemon, or
cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All bip users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/bip-0.8.8-r1'
NOTE: The CVE-2010-3071 flaw was already corrected in an earlier version
of bip and is included in this advisory for completeness.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57744 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42995

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3071