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ERRATA: [ GLSA 200703-01 ] Snort: Remote execution of arbitrary code
From: Raphael Marichez <falco () gentoo org>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2007 20:28:03 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [ERRATA UPDATE]        GLSA 200703-01:02
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  Severity: High
     Title: Snort: Remote execution of arbitrary code
      Date: February 23, 2007
   Updated: March 02, 2007
      Bugs: #167730
        ID: 200703-01:02

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Errata
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The initial workaround provided by the GLSA does not avoid the mentioned
vulnerability.

The corrected section appears below.

Workaround
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Disable the DCE/RPC processor by commenting the 'preprocessor dcerpc'
section in /etc/snort/snort.conf .

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-01.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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