GLSA-201403-06 : libupnp: 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-201403-06
(libupnp: Arbitrary code execution)

Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in
libupnp. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All libupnp users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libupnp-1.6.18'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73219 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57602

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5958