GLSA-201310-06 : Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70324
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-06 (Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in Aircrack-ng.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted dump file using Aircrack-ng, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Aircrack-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/aircrack-ng-1.1-r2'