Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : musicbrainz (MDKSA-2006:157-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple buffer overflows in libmusicbrainz (aka mb_client or
MusicBrainz Client Library) 2.1.2 and earlier, and SVN 8406 and
earlier, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
or execute arbitrary code via (1) a long Location header by the HTTP
server, which triggers an overflow in the MBHttp::Download function in
lib/http.cpp; and (2) a long URL in RDF data, as demonstrated by a URL
in an rdf:resource field in an RDF XML document, which triggers
overflows in many functions in lib/rdfparse.c.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Update :

Packages are now available for Mandriva Linux 2007.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23901 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-157.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4197

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