GLSA-200610-09 : libmusicbrainz: Multiple buffer overflows

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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-200610-09
(libmusicbrainz: Multiple buffer overflows)

Luigi Auriemma reported a possible buffer overflow in the
MBHttp::Download function of lib/http.cpp as well as several possible
buffer overflows in lib/rdfparse.c.

Impact :

A remote attacker could be able to execute arbitrary code or cause
Denial of Service by making use of an overly long 'Location' header in
an HTTP redirect message from a malicious server or a long URL in
malicious RDF feeds.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200610-09.xml

Solution :

All libmusicbrainz users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/musicbrainz-2.1.4'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22920 (gentoo_GLSA-200610-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4197