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<title>Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>
Gld contains several serious vulnerabilities, potentially resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code as the root user.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Gld</product>
<announced>April 13, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>88904</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="mail-filter/gld" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Gld is a standalone greylisting server for Postfix.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
dong-hun discovered several buffer overflows in server.c, as well as
several format string vulnerabilities in cnf.c.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code
with the permissions of the user running Gld, the default user being
root.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Gld users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=mail-filter/gld-1.5&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2005/Apr/1013678.html">SecurityTracker ID 1013678</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1099">CVE-2005-1099</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1100">CVE-2005-1100</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 13 Apr 2005 10:26:52 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 13 Apr 2005 12:04:44 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
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