GLSA-201701-41 : MiniUPnPc: Buffer overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96575
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-41 (MiniUPnPc: Buffer overflow)
An out-of-bounds read was discovered in the getHTTPResponse function in miniwget.c in MiniUPnPc.
Remote attackers, through specially crafted headers, could cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll MiniUPnPc users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/miniupnpc-1.9.20150427'