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<glsa id="201402-22">
<title>TCPTrack: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A heap-based buffer overflow in TCPTrack might allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">tcptrack</product>
<announced>February 21, 2014</announced>
<revised>February 21, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="net-analyzer/tcptrack" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.2</vulnerable>
<p>TCPTrack is a simple libpcap based program for live TCP connection
<p>A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in TCPTrack’s
parsing of command line arguments. This is only a vulnerability in
limited scenarios in which TCPTrack is “configured as a handler for
other applications.”
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition with a
specially crafted command-line argument.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All TCPTrack users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-analyzer/tcptrack-1.4.2"
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 06, 2011. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2903</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:38:14 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:21:47 +0000">