GLSA 200411-37: Open DC Hub: Remote code execution
Posted on: 11/28/2004 05:50 PM

An Open DC Hub security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200411-37
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Open DC Hub: Remote code execution
Date: November 28, 2004
Bugs: #72371
ID: 200411-37

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Synopsis
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Open DC Hub contains a buffer overflow that can be exploited to allow remote code execution.

Background
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Open DC Hub is the hub software for the Direct Connect file sharing network.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-p2p/opendchub < 0.7.14-r2 >= 0.7.14-r2

Description
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Donato Ferrante discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the RedirectAll command of the Open DC Hub.

Impact
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Upon exploitation, a remote user with administrative privileges can execute arbitrary code on the system running the Open DC Hub.

Workaround
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Only give administrative rights to trusted users.

Resolution
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All Open DC Hub users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/opendchub-0.7.14-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] Full-Disclosure Advisory
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-11/1115.
html

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200411-37.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 http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2004 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0


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