GLSA-200803-22 : LIVE555 Media Server: Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-200803-22
(LIVE555 Media Server: Denial of Service)

Luigi Auriemma reported a signedness error in the
parseRTSPRequestString() function when processing short RTSP queries.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted RTSP query to the
vulnerable server, resulting in a crash.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200803-22.xml

Solution :

All LIVE555 Media Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-plugins/live-2008.02.08'
Note: Due to ABI changes, applications built against LIVE555 Media
Server such as VLC or MPlayer should also be rebuilt.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31593 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-22.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6036