GLSA-201311-11 : CTorrent: User-assisted 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-201311-11
(CTorrent: User-assisted arbitrary code execution)

CTorrent contains a stack-based buffer overflow in the
btFiles::BuildFromMI function in trunk/btfiles.cpp.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
torrent file using CTorrent, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All CTorrent users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-p2p/ctorrent-3.3.2-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70995 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34584

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1759