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[GLSA-200411-19] Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-19
(Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows)


Pavuk contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the code handling digest authentication and HTTP header processing. This issue is similar to GLSA 200407-19, but contains more vulnerabilities.

Impact

A remote attacker could cause a buffer overflow, leading to arbitrary code execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200407-19.xml
http://secunia.com/advisories/13120/
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0456


Solution:
All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.31"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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