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Bug 717722 (CVE-2019-7733) - <media-plugins/live-2020.03.06: Buffer overflow in handleRequestBytes (CVE-2019-7733)
Summary: <media-plugins/live-2020.03.06: Buffer overflow in handleRequestBytes (CVE-20...
Alias: CVE-2019-7733
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa+ cve cleanup]
Depends on: CVE-2018-4013, CVE-2019-15232, CVE-2019-6256, CVE-2019-9215
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Reported: 2020-04-16 13:57 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2020-05-14 22:09 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2020-04-16 13:57:27 UTC
CVE-2019-7733 (
  In Live555 0.95, there is a buffer overflow via a large integer in a
  Content-Length HTTP header because handleRequestBytes has an unrestricted

( (mirror): fixed in 2019.05.12, it seems)
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2020-05-14 22:07:57 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 202005-06 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-05-14 22:09:19 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 34289def96eaf7efcf888d8aaf18f2a2a2d89c83
Author:     Thomas Deutschmann <>
AuthorDate: 2020-05-14 22:09:03 +0000
Commit:     Thomas Deutschmann <>
CommitDate: 2020-05-14 22:09:03 +0000

    media-plugins/live: security cleanup
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.99, Repoman-2.3.22
    Signed-off-by: Thomas Deutschmann <>

 media-plugins/live/Manifest               |   3 -
 media-plugins/live/live-2017.10.28.ebuild | 128 ------------------------------
 media-plugins/live/live-2018.01.29.ebuild | 128 ------------------------------
 media-plugins/live/live-2018.07.07.ebuild | 128 ------------------------------
 4 files changed, 387 deletions(-)