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From: Stefan Behte <craig@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201206-12 ] tftp-hpa: Remote buffer overflow
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 19:12:18
Message-Id: 4FE3701E.4010901@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201206-12
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: High
    Title: tftp-hpa: Remote buffer overflow
     Date: June 21, 2012
     Bugs: #374001
       ID: 201206-12

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability was found in tftp-hpa, which leads to remote execution
of arbitrary code.

Background
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tftp-hpa is the port of the OpenBSD TFTP server.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-ftp/tftp-hpa              < 5.1                       >= 5.1

Description
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A vulnerability has been discovered in tftp-hpa. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.

Impact
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The vulnerability might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All tftp-hpa users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/tftp-hpa-5.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2011-2199
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2199

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-12.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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