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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202003-17 ] nfdump: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2020 02:27:22
Message-Id: d41b9c56-223e-52f8-a03c-bb0cf30e0d87@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202003-17
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: nfdump: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: March 15, 2020
     Bugs: #711316
       ID: 202003-17

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
==========

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

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-analyzer/nfdump          < 1.6.19                  >= 1.6.19

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

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.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All nfdump users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/nfdump-1.6.19"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2019-1010057
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-1010057
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-14459
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14459

Availability
============

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-17

Concerns?
=========

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 2020 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.

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

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