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[GLSA-200504-10] Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200504-10
(Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code)


dong-hun discovered several buffer overflows in server.c, as well
as several format string vulnerabilities in cnf.c.

Impact

A possible hacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with the permissions of the user running Gld, the default user
being root.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2005/Apr/1013678.html


Solution:
All Gld users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-filter/gld-1.5"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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