GLSA-201507-12 : libCapsiNetwork: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84718
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-12 (libCapsiNetwork: Denial of Service)
An off-by-one buffer overflow in libcapsinetwork network handling code is discovered.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to application, that is linked with libcapsinetwork, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionGentoo discontinued support for libCapsiNetwork.
We recommend that users unmerge it:
# emerge --unmerge 'net-libs/libcapsinetwork'