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GNU Gatekeeper Connection Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2012-08-24    Last Update:  2012-09-03    Views:  4,320

Secunia Advisory SA50343

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in GNU Gatekeeper, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when handling client connections and can be exploited to cause a crash by sending multiple connection requests.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 3.1.


Solution:
Update to version 3.1.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.gnugk.org/gnugk-3.1.html

Deep Links:
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Subject: GNU Gatekeeper Connection Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability

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