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[GLSA-200503-25] OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-25
(OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows)


Multiple buffer overflows have been found in OpenSLP, when
handling malformed SLP packets.

Impact

By sending specially crafted SLP packets, a remote attacker could
potentially execute arbitrary code with the rights of the OpenSLP
daemon.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_15_openslp.html


Solution:
All OpenSLP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/openslp-1.2.1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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