GLSA-201309-17 : Monkey HTTP Daemon: 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-201309-17
(Monkey HTTP Daemon: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Monkey HTTP Daemon.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, resulting in
possible arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Monkey HTTP Daemon users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/monkeyd-1.2.2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70129 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60210

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2163