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Bug 910083 - <net-misc/iperf-3.14: Denial of service vulnerability
Summary: <net-misc/iperf-3.14: Denial of service vulnerability
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa cleanup]
Depends on: 910085
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Reported: 2023-07-09 08:16 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2023-07-19 22:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-07-09 08:16:00 UTC
iperf 3.14 fixes a memory allocation hazard that allowed a remote user
to crash an iperf3 process (server or client).

More information on this specific fix can be found at:
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2023-07-09 08:16:36 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 0bda7adc96edb1f8f672b1abe0dfef317818c2fc
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2023-07-09 08:16:26 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2023-07-09 08:16:26 +0000

    net-misc/iperf: add 3.14
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 net-misc/iperf/Manifest          |  1 +
 net-misc/iperf/iperf-3.14.ebuild | 54 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 55 insertions(+)