This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200807-11
(PeerCast: Buffer overflow)
Nico Golde reported a boundary error in the HTTP::getAuthUserPass()
function when processing overly long HTTP Basic authentication
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP request to the
vulnerable server, possibly resulting in the remote execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PeerCast users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/peercast-0.1218-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33557 (gentoo_GLSA-200807-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2040