GLSA-201310-16 : TPTEST: Arbitrary code execution

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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-201310-16
(TPTEST: Arbitrary code execution)

The GetStatsFromLine() function in TPTEST is vulnerable to buffer
overflows from STATS lines with long email and pwd fields.

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All TPTEST users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/tptest-3.1.7-r2'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70651 ()

Bugtraq ID: 33785

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0650