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[GLSA-200512-14] NBD Tools: Buffer overflow in NBD server

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
NBD Tools: Buffer overflow in NBD server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200512-14
(NBD Tools: Buffer overflow in NBD server)


Kurt Fitzner discovered that the NBD server allocates a request
buffer that fails to take into account the size of the reply header.

Impact

A remote attacker could send a malicious request that can result
in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the NBD server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3534


Solution:
All NBD Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-block/nbd-2.8.2-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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