GLSA-200411-19 : Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows
High Nessus Plugin ID 15694
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-19 (Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows)
Pavuk contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the code handling digest authentication and HTTP header processing. This issue is similar to GLSA 200407-19, but contains more vulnerabilities.
A remote attacker could cause a buffer overflow, leading to arbitrary code execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.31'