Gentoo: 201309-17 Monkey HTTP Daemon: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Monkey HTTP Daemon, the worst of which could result in arbitrary code execution.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201309-17
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: High
    Title: Monkey HTTP Daemon: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 25, 2013
     Bugs: #471906, #472400, #472644
       ID: 201309-17

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Monkey HTTP Daemon,
the worst of which could result in arbitrary code execution.

Background
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Monkey HTTP Daemon is a lightweight and powerful web server for
GNU/Linux.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  www-servers/monkeyd          < 1.2.2                    >= 1.2.2

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Monkey HTTP Daemon.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, resulting in
possible arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Monkey HTTP Daemon users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/monkeyd-1.2.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2013-2163
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2163
[ 2 ] CVE-2013-3724
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3724
[ 3 ] CVE-2013-3843
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3843

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-201309-17.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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

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belongs to its owner(s).

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