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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2183-1 (nbd)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

10 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to nbd announced via advisory DSA 2183-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered a regression of a buffer overflow (CVE-2005-3534) in nbd, the Network Block Device server, that could allow arbitrary code execution on the NBD server via a large request.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.9.11-3lenny1. The stable distribution (squeeze), the testing distribution (wheezy), and the unstable distribution (sid) are not affected. This problem was fixed prior the release of squeeze in version 1:2.9.16-8. We recommend that you upgrade your nbd packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)