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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201507-12 ] libCapsiNetwork Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libCapsiNetwork: Denial of Service (GLSA 201507-12)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: July 10, 2015
Updated: July 11, 2015
Bug(s): #544324
ID: 201507-12

Synopsis

A buffer overflow in libcapsinetwork might allow remote attackers
to cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

libCapsiNetwork is a C++ network library to allow fast development of
server daemon processes.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/libcapsinetwork
Vulnerable: <= 0.3.0-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

An off-by-one buffer overflow in libcapsinetwork network handling code
is discovered.


Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to application,
that is linked with libcapsinetwork, possibly resulting in a Denial of
Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

Gentoo discontinued support for libCapsiNetwork.
We recommend that users unmerge it:
Code:
# emerge --unmerge "net-libs/libcapsinetwork"
   


References

CVE-2015-0841


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