GLSA-201701-41 : MiniUPnPc: Buffer overflow

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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-201701-41
(MiniUPnPc: Buffer overflow)

An out-of-bounds read was discovered in the getHTTPResponse function in
miniwget.c in MiniUPnPc.

Impact :

Remote attackers, through specially crafted headers, could cause a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-41

Solution :

All MiniUPnPc users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/miniupnpc-1.9.20150427'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96575 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3985

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