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Bug 203083 - media-sound/peercast handshakeHTTP Buffer overflow (CVE-2007-6454)
Summary: media-sound/peercast handshakeHTTP Buffer overflow (CVE-2007-6454)
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 202747
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B1 [ebuild]
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-12-22 21:28 UTC by Robert Buchholz (RETIRED)
Modified: 2007-12-29 01:15 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-22 21:28:32 UTC
CVE-2007-6454 (
  Heap-based buffer overflow in the handshakeHTTP function in servhs.cpp in
  PeerCast 0.1217 and earlier, and SVN 344 and earlier, allows remote attackers
  to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long
  SOURCE request.
Comment 1 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-22 21:30:58 UTC
In $URL, there's a patch extracted from the upstream repository.

Sound, please advise.
Comment 2 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-12-29 01:15:49 UTC
Search before click    :-)

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 202747 ***