GLSA-201507-12 : libCapsiNetwork: Denial of Service

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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-201507-12
(libCapsiNetwork: Denial of Service)

An off-by-one buffer overflow in libcapsinetwork network handling code
is discovered.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to application,
that is linked with libcapsinetwork, possibly resulting in a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-12

Solution :

Gentoo discontinued support for libCapsiNetwork.
We recommend that users unmerge it:
# emerge --unmerge 'net-libs/libcapsinetwork'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84718 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73310

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0841

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