Debian Security Advisory DSA 1710-1 (ganglia-monitor-core)

Published: 2009-02-02 22:28:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201710-1

Technical Details:
Spike Spiegel discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in gmetad, the meta-daemon for the ganglia cluster monitoring toolkit, which could be triggered via a request with long path names and might enable arbitrary code execution. For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.7-3.1etch1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.7-5. For the testing distribution (lenny), this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your ganglia-monitor-core Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to ganglia-monitor-core announced via advisory DSA 1710-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0241

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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