GLSA-200709-03 : Streamripper: Buffer overflow

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200709-03
(Streamripper: Buffer overflow)

Chris Rohlf discovered several boundary errors in the
httplib_parse_sc_header() function when processing HTTP headers.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious
streaming server, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Streamripper.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Streamripper users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/streamripper-1.62.2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26043 (gentoo_GLSA-200709-03.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4337