GLSA-200411-19 : Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows

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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-200411-19
(Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows)

Pavuk contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the code handling digest authentication and HTTP header processing. This issue is similar to GLSA 200407-19, but contains more vulnerabilities.

Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a buffer overflow, leading to arbitrary code execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.31'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15694 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-19.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0456

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