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<glsa id="201402-08">
<title>stunnel: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability has been found in stunnel, allowing for the
execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">stunnel</product>
<announced>February 06, 2014</announced>
<revised>February 07, 2014: 4</revised>
<package name="net-misc/stunnel" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">4.56-r1</unaffected>
<unaffected range="lt">4.00</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">4.56-r1</vulnerable>
<p>The stunnel program is designed to work as an SSL encryption wrapper
between a client and a local or remote server.
<p>A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in stunnel. Please
review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious proxy
server, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code within the
configured chroot directory, with the privileges of the user running
stunnel. Please review the references below for details.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All stunnel users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/stunnel-4.56-r1"
<uri link="">CVE-2013-1762</uri>
<uri link="">stunnel:
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:54:34 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 07 Feb 2014 09:46:24 +0000">