Debian Security Advisory DSA 638-1 (gopher)

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

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to gopher announced via advisory DSA 638-1.

Insight

Insight

jaguar has discovered two security relevant problems in gopherd, the Gopher server in Debian which is part of the gopher package. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2004-0560 An integer overflow can happen when posting content of a specially calculated size. CVE-2004-0561 A format string vulnerability has been found in the log routine. For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.3woody2. The unstable distribution (sid) does not contain a gopherd package. It has been replaced by Pygopherd. We recommend that you upgrade your gopherd package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20638-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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