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[GLSA-200411-37] Open DC Hub: Remote code execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Open DC Hub: Remote code execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-37
(Open DC Hub: Remote code execution)


Donato Ferrante discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the
RedirectAll command of the Open DC Hub.

Impact

Upon exploitation, a remote user with administrative rights
can execute arbitrary code on the system running the Open DC Hub.

Workaround

Only give administrative rights to trusted users.

References:
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-11/1115.html


Solution:
All Open DC Hub users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/opendchub-0.7.14-r2"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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