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[GLSA-200606-30] Kiax: Arbitrary code execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Kiax: Arbitrary code execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-30
(Kiax: Arbitrary code execution)


The iax_net_read function in the iaxclient library fails to properly
handle IAX2 packets with truncated full frames or mini-frames. These
frames are detected in a length check but processed anyway, leading to
buffer overflows.

Impact

By sending a specially crafted IAX2 packet, a possible hacker could execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Kiax.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2923


Solution:
All Kiax users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/kiax-0.8.5_p1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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