GLSA-201203-01 : spamdyke: Arbitrary code execution

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201203-01
(spamdyke: Arbitrary code execution)

Boundary errors related to the 'snprintf()' and 'vsnprintf()' functions
in spamdyke could cause a buffer overflow.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201203-01.xml

Solution :

All spamdyke users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-filter/spamdyke-4.3.0'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58211 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51440

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0802