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libnids (200311-07)



GLSA: libnids (200311-07)

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200311-07
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GLSA:        200311-07
package:     net-libs/libnids
summary:     Libnids remote code execution
severity:    normal
Gentoo bug:  32724
date:        2003-11-22
CVE:         CAN-2003-0850
exploit:     remote
affected:    <=1.17
fixed:       >=1.18

DESCRIPTION:


There is a bug in the part of libnids code responsible for TCP reassembly.
The flaw probably allows remote code execution.


SOLUTION:


It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-libs/libnids update their systems as follows:

emerge sync
emerge '>=net-libs/libnids-1.18'
emerge clean


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Andrea Barisani                             .*. 
Gentoo Linux Infrastructure Developer                          V
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GPG-Key 0xC9EE0905 http://dev.gentoo.org/~lcars/pubkey.asc   (   ) 
    491D E9E0 3875 0EC9 10DD 150B CAA9 2C7D C9EE 0905        ^^_^^


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