GLSA-201206-12 : tftp-hpa: Remote buffer overflow

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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-201206-12
(tftp-hpa: Remote buffer overflow)

A vulnerability has been discovered in tftp-hpa. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.

Impact :

The vulnerability might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All tftp-hpa users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/tftp-hpa-5.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59650 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48411

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2199