GLSA-201202-08 : stunnel: Arbitrary code execution

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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-201202-08
(stunnel: Arbitrary code execution)

An unspecified heap vulnerability was discovered in stunnel.

Impact :

The vulnerability may possibly be leveraged to perform remote code
execution or a Denial of Service attack.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201202-08.xml

Solution :

All stunnel 4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/stunnel-4.44'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58174 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49254

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2940