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Category:Mandrake Local Security Checks
Title:Mandriva Security Advisory MDVSA-2010:181 (ntop)
Summary:Mandriva Security Advisory MDVSA-2010:181 (ntop)
Description:The remote host is missing an update to ntop
announced via advisory MDVSA-2010:181.

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in ntop:

The checkHTTPpassword function in http.c in ntop 3.3.10 and earlier
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer
dereference and daemon crash) via an Authorization HTTP header
that lacks a : (colon) character in the base64-decoded string

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Affected: Corporate 4.0

To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.


Risk factor : Medium
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2732
Bugtraq: 20090818 (Reposting truncated message) Re: ntop <= 3.3.10 Basic Authentication Null Pointer Denial of Service (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20090818 ntop <= 3.3.10 Basic Authentication Null Pointer Denial of Service (Google Search)
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