GLSA-200704-17 : 3proxy: Buffer overflow

critical Nessus Plugin ID 25105


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200704-17 (3proxy: Buffer overflow)

The 3proxy development team reported a buffer overflow in the logurl() function when processing overly long requests.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted transparent request to the proxy, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with privileges of the user running 3proxy.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All 3proxy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/3proxy-0.5.3h'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 25105

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200704-17.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 4/30/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:3proxy, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/22/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2031

GLSA: 200704-17