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[GLSA-200406-19] giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-19
(giFT-FastTrack: remote denial of service attack)
Alan Fitton found a vulnerability in the giFT-FastTrack test in version
0.8.6 and earlier. It can be used to remotely crash the giFT daemon.
Attackers may use this vulnerability to perform a Denial of Service attack
against the giFT daemon. There is no risk of code execution.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version.
All users should upgrade to the latest available version of gift-fasttrack:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-p2p/gift-fasttrack-0.8.7"
# emerge ">=net-p2p/gift-fasttrack-0.8.7"
Threat Level: Low
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