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From: "Stefan Behte (craig)" <craig@g.o>
To: gentoo-commits@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-commits] gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/security/en/glsa: glsa-201202-08.xml
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:23:49
craig       12/02/29 17:23:38

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="/xsl/glsa.xsl"?>
<?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="/xsl/guide.xsl"?>
<glsa id="201202-08">
  <title>stunnel: Arbitrary code execution</title>
  <synopsis>A vulnerability was found in stunnel, allowing remote attackers to
    cause a Denial of Service and potentially arbitrary code execution.
  <product type="ebuild">ebuild stunnel</product>
  <announced>February 29, 2012</announced>
  <revised>February 29, 2012: 1</revised>
    <package name="net-misc/stunnel" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">4.44</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">4.44</vulnerable>
    <p>The stunnel program is designed to work as an SSL encryption wrapper
      between a client and a local or remote server.
    <p>An unspecified heap vulnerability was discovered in stunnel.</p>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>The vulnerability may possibly be leveraged to perform remote code
      execution or a Denial of Service attack.
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
    <p>All stunnel users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/stunnel-4.44"
    <uri link="">CVE-2011-2940</uri>
  <metadata timestamp="Sun, 30 Oct 2011 18:44:45 +0000" tag="requester">ago</metadata>
  <metadata timestamp="Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:20:46 +0000" tag="submitter">ago</metadata>