GLSA-200904-13 : Ventrilo: Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36157


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200904-13 (Ventrilo: Denial of Service)

Luigi Auriemma reported a NULL pointer dereference in Ventrilo when processing packets with an invalid version number followed by another packet.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets to the server, resulting in a crash.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Ventrilo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/ventrilo-server-bin-3.0.3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36157

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200904-13.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/15

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ventrilo-server-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3680

OSVDB: 47454

GLSA: 200904-13

CWE: 20