GLSA-200604-04 : Kaffeine: Buffer overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21197


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-04 (Kaffeine: Buffer overflow)

Kaffeine uses an unchecked buffer when fetching remote RAM playlists via HTTP.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted RAM playlist resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Kaffeine users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/kaffeine-0.7.1-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21197

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200604-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/04/08

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:kaffeine, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0051

OSVDB: 24377

GLSA: 200604-04