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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200311-08">
<title>Libnids: remote code execution vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
Libnids contains a bug which could allow remote code execution.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Libnids</product>
<announced>2003-11-22</announced>
<revised>2003-11-22: 01</revised>
<bug>32724</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-libs/libnids" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.18</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.17</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Libnids is a component of a network intrusion detection system.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
There is a bug in the part of libnids code responsible for TCP reassembly.
The flaw probably allows remote code execution.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-libs/libnids update their systems as follows:
</p>
<code>
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '&gt;=net-libs/libnids-1.18'
# emerge '&gt;=net-libs/libnids-1.18'
# emerge clean</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0850">CAN-2003-0850</uri>
</references>
</glsa>