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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202003-17 ] nfdump Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: nfdump: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 202003-17)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2020-03-15
Bug(s): #711316
ID: 202003-17


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in nfdump, the worst of
which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.


nfdump is a toolset in order to collect and process netflow and sflow
data, sent from netflow/sflow compatible devices.

Affected Packages

Package: net-analyzer/nfdump
Vulnerable: < 1.6.19
Unaffected: >= 1.6.19
Architectures: All supported architectures


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in nfdump. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker, by sending specially crafted netflow/sflow data,
could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process
or cause a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All nfdump users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/nfdump-1.6.19"



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