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Secunia Security Advisory 43969

Secunia Security Advisory 43969
Posted Apr 1, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Tavis Ormandy has reported a vulnerability in NetBSD, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | netbsd
MD5 | 761ee80b3e3b11f0aadb7c62fc201904

Secunia Security Advisory 43969

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TITLE:
NetBSD IPComp Payload Decompression Stack Overflow Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA43969

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/43969/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=43969

RELEASE DATE:
2011-04-01

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/43969/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/43969/

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* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
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* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=43969

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Tavis Ormandy has reported a vulnerability in NetBSD, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and
potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of
encapsulated IPComp (IP Payload Compression Protocol) payloads, which
can be exploited to cause a stack overflow by sending specially
crafted packets to a vulnerable server.

SOLUTION:
Fixed in the CVS repository.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Tavis Ormandy

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/01/1

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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