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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201402-08 ] stunnel: Arbitrary code execution Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: stunnel: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201402-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 06, 2014
Updated: February 07, 2014
Bug(s): #460278
ID: 201402-08

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in stunnel, allowing for the
execution of arbitrary code.


Background

The stunnel program is designed to work as an SSL encryption wrapper
between a client and a local or remote server.


Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/stunnel
Vulnerable: < 4.56-r1
Unaffected: >= 4.56-r1
Unaffected: < 4.00
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in stunnel. Please
review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious proxy
server, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code within the
configured chroot directory, with the privileges of the user running
stunnel. Please review the references below for details.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All stunnel users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/stunnel-4.56-r1"
   


References

CVE-2013-1762
stunnel:
CVE-2013-1762


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