[Full-Disclosure] GLSA: canna

From: Daniel Ahlberg (aliz@gentoo.org)
Date: 12/20/02


From: aliz@gentoo.org (Daniel Ahlberg)
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 18:24:53 +0100


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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200212-8
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PACKAGE : canna
SUMMARY : multiple vulnerabilities in canna
DATE    : 2002-12-20 17:12 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote

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Quotes from advisory:

"hsj" of Shadow Penguin Security discovered a heap overflow
vulnerability in the irw_through function in canna server
version 3.6 and earlier."

"AIDA Shinra of Canna project found lack of validations of requests
in canna version 3.6 and earlier."

Read the full advisory at
http://canna.sourceforge.jp/sec/Canna-2002-01.txt

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
app-i18n/canna-3.6 and earlier update their systems as follows:

emerge rsync
emerge canna
emerge clean

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