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The remote peer-to-peer application is affected by a format string
The version of PeerCast installed on the remote host suffers from a
format string vulnerability. An attacker can issue requests
containing format specifiers that will crash the server and
potentially permit arbitrary code execution subject to privileges of
the user under which the affected application runs.
See also :
Upgrade to PeerCast 0.1212 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Peer-To-Peer File Sharing
Nessus Plugin ID: 18417 ()
Bugtraq ID: 13808
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1806
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