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Bug 220281 (CVE-2008-2040) - media-sound/peercast <10.218-r1 HTTP::getAuthUserPass stack based buffer overflow (CVE-2008-2040)
Summary: media-sound/peercast <10.218-r1 HTTP::getAuthUserPass stack based buffer over...
Alias: CVE-2008-2040
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B1 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-05-04 22:02 UTC by Robert Buchholz (RETIRED)
Modified: 2008-07-21 19:55 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Runtime testing required: ---

CVE-2008-2040.patch (CVE-2008-2040.patch,4.44 KB, patch)
2008-05-04 22:04 UTC, Robert Buchholz (RETIRED)
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Description Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-04 22:02:42 UTC
Nico Golde:
I found a security issue in the peercast server in the
HTTP::getAuthUserPass function. I already contacted the upstream author 6 days
ago and didn't get an answer yet so I am publishing this now.
Comment 1 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-04 22:04:24 UTC
Created attachment 151859 [details, diff]

Patch proposed by Nico.
Comment 2 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-21 01:55:34 UTC
sound herd, please bump with the attached patch.
Comment 3 Pierre-Yves Rofes (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-06 19:00:06 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> sound herd, please bump with the attached patch.

Comment 4 Peter Alfredsen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-06 19:38:07 UTC
+*peercast-0.1218-r1 (06 Jul 2008)
+  06 Jul 2008; Peter Alfredsen <>
+  +files/peercast-0.1218-CVE-2008-2040.patch, -peercast-0.1217.ebuild,
+  +peercast-0.1218-r1.ebuild:
+  Security bump for CVE-2008-2040 wrt bug #220281
Comment 5 Pierre-Yves Rofes (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-06 20:03:57 UTC
arches, please test and mark stable media-soud/peercast-0.218-r1, target KEYWORDS" "amd64 x86"
Comment 6 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2008-07-07 20:59:55 UTC
amd64/x86 stable, all arches done.
Comment 7 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-08 00:36:21 UTC
glsa request filed
Comment 8 Pierre-Yves Rofes (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-21 19:55:00 UTC
GLSA 200807-11