FreeBSD : liveMedia -- DoS vulnerability (821afaa2-9e9a-11dc-a7e3-0016360406fa)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The live555 development team reports :

Fixed a bounds-checking error in 'parseRTSPRequestString()' caused by
an int vs. unsigned problem.

The function which handles the incoming queries from the clients is
affected by a vulnerability which allows an attacker to crash the
server remotely using the smallest RTSP query possible to use.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29289 (freebsd_pkg_821afaa29e9a11dca7e30016360406fa.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6036

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