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OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200503-25 / OpenSLP
Release Date March 20, 2005
Latest Revision May 22, 2006: 02
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-libs/openslp < 1.2.1 >= 1.2.1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #85347

Synopsis

Multiple buffer overflows have been found in OpenSLP, which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information

Background

OpenSLP is an open-source implementation of Service Location Protocol (SLP).

Description

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.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenSLP users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/openslp-1.2.1"

4.  References



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