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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
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.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
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
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22920 (gentoo_GLSA-200610-09.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-4197