GLSA-200504-10 : Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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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-200504-10
(Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code)

dong-hun discovered several buffer overflows in server.c, as well as
several format string vulnerabilities in cnf.c.

Impact :

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code
with the permissions of the user running Gld, the default user being

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Gld users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-filter/gld-1.5'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18043 (gentoo_GLSA-200504-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1099

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