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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-200801-22
(PeerCast: Buffer overflow)
Luigi Auriemma reported a heap-based buffer overflow within the
'handshakeHTTP()' function when processing HTTP requests.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to the
vulnerable server, possibly resulting in the remote execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the PeerCast
server, usually 'nobody'.
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'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0