Guardian Digital Inc. Information for VU#139129

Heap overflow in Snort "stream4" preprocessor

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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| Guardian Digital Security Advisory                      April 30, 2003 |
| http://www.guardiandigital.com                        ESA-20030430-013 |
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| Package: snort                                                         |
| Summary: stream4 preprocessor integer overflow vulnerability           |
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EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.


OVERVIEW
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There is an integer overflow vulnerability in the stream4 preprocessor
of the Snort IDS system.


Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:

EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
EnGarde Secure Community 2
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5


The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CAN-2003-0209 to this issue.


It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.

SOLUTION
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Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
Digital WebTool.


To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:

https://www.guardiandigital.com/account/

Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:

SRPMS/snort-2.0.0-1.0.10.src.rpm
MD5 Sum: e4dea6592038fa6e487607c1d1adbba4


i386/snort-2.0.0-1.0.10.i386.rpm
MD5 Sum: e530e2b93853e1082dec8de4f494e95a


i686/snort-2.0.0-1.0.10.i686.rpm
MD5 Sum: 3d0770923eedd9d28484984e13a23260


REFERENCES
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Guardian Digital's public key:
http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/ENGARDE-GPG-KEY


Snort's Official Web Site:
http://www.snort.org/


Guardian Digital Advisories:
http://infocenter.guardiandigital.com/advisories/


Security Contact: security@guardiandigital.com

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Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.

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