Open DC Hub: Arbitrary code execution — GLSA 201311-12

A vulnerability in Open DC Hub could result in execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

net-p2p/opendchub on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.8.2
Unaffected versions >= 0.8.2

Background

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

Description

A stack-based buffer overflow flaw has been discovered in the way Open DC Hub sanitized content of a user’s MyINFO message.

Impact

A remote authenticated user may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition via specially crafted MyINFO message.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

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

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/opendchub-0.8.2"
 

References

Release Date
November 20, 2013

Latest Revision
November 20, 2013: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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