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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Logsurfer Vendors:   DFN-CERT
(Gentoo Issues Fix) Logsurfer Double Free Memory Error in prepare_exec() Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026551
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026551
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-3626   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 20 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.5b and prior versions; 1.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Logsurfer. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can trigger a double free memory error in prepare_exec() and cause the application to crash.

Gregor Kopf of Recurity Labs GmbH reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.
Solution:   Gentoo has issued a fix.

The Gentoo advisory is available at:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201201-04.xml

Vendor URL:  www.crypt.gen.nz/logsurfer/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Gentoo)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Oct 18 2011 Logsurfer Double Free Memory Error in prepare_exec() Lets Local Users Deny Service



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