FreeBSD : peercast -- arbitrary code execution (402ae710-26a2-11dd-ae05-825f4c35000a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Nico Golde discovered that PeerCast, a P2P audio and video streaming
server, is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the HTTP Basic
Authentication code, allowing a remote attacker to crash PeerCast or
execure arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3e64bc4a

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56490 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28986

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2040

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