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[GLSA-200507-28] AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries: Buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries: Buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-28
(AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries: Buffer overflow)


Earlier versions of emul-linux-x86-baselibs contain a vulnerable
version of zlib, which may lead to a buffer overflow.

Impact

By creating a specially crafted compressed data stream, attackers
can overwrite data structures for applications that use the x86
emulation base libraries for AMD64, resulting in a Denial of Service
and potentially arbitrary code execution.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200507-05.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200507-19.xml
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1849
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2096


Solution:
All AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries users should upgrade to the
latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-baselibs-2.2"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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