Gentoo: 201403-06 libupnp: Arbitrary code execution
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple buffer overflow flaws in libupnp may allow execution of arbitrary code.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201403-06
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: High
    Title: libupnp: Arbitrary code execution
     Date: March 26, 2014
     Bugs: #454570
       ID: 201403-06

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Synopsis
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Multiple buffer overflow flaws in libupnp may allow execution of
arbitrary code.

Background
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libupnp is a portable, open source, UPnP development kit.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-libs/libupnp             < 1.6.18                  >= 1.6.18 

Description
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Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in
libupnp. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for
details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libupnp users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libupnp-1.6.18"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-5958
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5958
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-5959
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5959
[ 3 ] CVE-2012-5960
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5960

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

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

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201403-06.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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