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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-200901-05
(Streamripper: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Stefan Cornelius from Secunia Research reported multiple buffer
overflows in the http_parse_sc_header(), http_get_pls() and
http_get_m3u() functions in lib/http.c when parsing overly long HTTP
headers, or pls and m3u playlists with overly long entries.
A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious 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 Streamripper users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/streamripper-1.64.0'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35349 (gentoo_GLSA-200901-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4829
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