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[GLSA-200603-17] PeerCast: Buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
PeerCast: Buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-17
(PeerCast: Buffer overflow)


INFIGO discovered a problem in the URL handling code. Buffers that
are allocated on the stack can be overflowed inside of nextCGIarg()
function.

Impact

By sending a specially crafted request to the HTTP server, a
remote attacker can cause a stack overflow, resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2006-1148


Solution:
All PeerCast users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/peercast-0.1217"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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