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cfengine AuthenticationDialogue vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

17 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Cfengine is running on this remote host. cfengine cfservd is reported prone to a remote heap-based buffer overrun vulnerability. The vulnerability presents itself in the cfengine cfservd AuthenticationDialogue() function. The issue exists due to a lack of sufficient boundary checks performed on challenge data that is received from a client. In addition, cfengine cfservd is reported prone to a remote denial of service vulnerability. The vulnerability presents itself in the cfengine cfservd AuthenticationDialogue() function which is responsible for processing SAUTH commands and also performing RSA based authentication. The vulnerability presents itself because return values for several statements within the AuthenticationDialogue() function are not checked.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to 2.1.8 or newer.

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