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[GLSA-200406-19] giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-19
(giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack)


Alan Fitton found a vulnerability in the giFT-FastTrack test in version
0.8.6 and earlier. It can be used to remotely crash the giFT daemon.

Impact

Attackers may use this vulnerability to perform a Denial of Service attack
against the giFT daemon. There is no risk of code execution.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version.

References:
http://gift-fasttrack.berlios.de/


Solution:
All users should upgrade to the latest available version of gift-fasttrack:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-p2p/gift-fasttrack-0.8.7"
# emerge ">=net-p2p/gift-fasttrack-0.8.7"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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