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[GLSA-200503-25] OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-25
(OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows)
Multiple buffer overflows have been found in OpenSLP, when
handling malformed SLP packets.
By sending specially crafted SLP packets, a remote attacker could
potentially execute arbitrary code with the rights of the OpenSLP
There is no known workaround at this time.
All OpenSLP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/openslp-1.2.1"
Threat Level: High
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