GLSA-201206-12 : tftp-hpa: Remote buffer overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 59650


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-12 (tftp-hpa: Remote buffer overflow)

A vulnerability has been discovered in tftp-hpa. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
Impact :

The vulnerability might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All tftp-hpa users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/tftp-hpa-5.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59650

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201206-12.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/22

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tftp-hpa, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2199

BID: 48411

OSVDB: 84383

GLSA: 201206-12