GLSA-201312-10 : libsmi: Arbitrary code execution

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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-201312-10
(libsmi: Arbitrary code execution)

libsmi contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in the smiGetNode()
function in lib/smi.c.

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code by
way of a specially crafted Object Identifier (OID).

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201312-10.xml

Solution :

All libsmi users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libsmi-0.4.8-r1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since October 30, 2010. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71454 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44276

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2891