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<glsa id="200704-17">
<title>3proxy: Buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability has been discovered in 3proxy allowing for the remote
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">3proxy</product>
<announced>April 22, 2007</announced>
<revised>April 22, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>174429</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-proxy/3proxy" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.5.3h</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.5.3h</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
3proxy is a multi-protocol proxy, including HTTP/HTTPS/FTP and SOCKS
support.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
The 3proxy development team reported a buffer overflow in the logurl()
function when processing overly long requests.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted transparent request to
the proxy, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with privileges
of the user running 3proxy.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All 3proxy users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-proxy/3proxy-0.5.3h&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2031">CVE-2007-2031</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:09:29 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 18 Apr 2007 08:45:40 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 18 Apr 2007 20:45:40 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>