GLSA-201402-08 : stunnel: Arbitrary code execution
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72385
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-08 (stunnel: Arbitrary code execution)
A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in stunnel. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious proxy server, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code within the configured chroot directory, with the privileges of the user running stunnel. Please review the references below for details.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll stunnel users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/stunnel-4.56-r1'