FreeBSD : mt-daapd -- integer overflow (86a4d810-1884-11dd-a914-0016179b2dd5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

FrSIRT reports :

A vulnerability has been identified in mt-daapd which could be
exploited by remote attackers to cause a denial of service or
compromise an affected system. This issue is caused by a buffer
overflow error in the ws_getpostvars() function when processing a
negative Content-Length : header value, which could be exploited by
remote unauthenticated attackers to crash an affected application or
execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1303
http://www.nessus.org/u?23baeae1

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32146 (freebsd_pkg_86a4d810188411dda9140016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1771

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