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[GLSA-200404-11] Multiple Vulnerabilities in pwlib Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Multiple Vulnerabilities in pwlib
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200404-11
(Multiple Vulnerabilities in pwlib)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the implimentation of protocol
H.323 contained in pwlib. Most of the vulnerabilies are in the parsing of
ASN.1 elements which would allow a possible hacker to use a maliciously crafted
ASN.1 element to cause unpredictable behavior in pwlib.
A possible hacker may cause a denial of service condition or cause a buffer
overflow that would allow arbitrary code to be executed with root
Blocking ports 1719 and 1720 may reduce the likelihood of an attack. All
users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
All pwlib users are advised to upgrade to version 1.5.2-r3 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-libs/pwlib-1.5.2-r3"
# emerge ">=dev-libs/pwlib-1.5.2-r3"
Threat Level: High
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