GLSA-200604-04 : Kaffeine: Buffer overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-04
(Kaffeine: Buffer overflow)

Kaffeine uses an unchecked buffer when fetching remote RAM
playlists via HTTP.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted
RAM playlist resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060404-1.txt
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200604-04.xml

Solution :

All Kaffeine users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/kaffeine-0.7.1-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21197 (gentoo_GLSA-200604-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0051