GLSA-200607-11 : TunePimp: Buffer overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22119


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-11 (TunePimp: Buffer overflow)

Kevin Kofler has reported a vulnerability where three stack variables are allocated with 255, 255 and 100 bytes respectively, yet 256 bytes are read into each. This could lead to buffer overflows.
Impact :

Running an affected version of TunePimp could lead to the execution of arbitrary code by a remote attacker.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All tunepimp users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tunepimp-0.5.'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22119

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200607-11.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/07/29

Modified: 2017/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:ND/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3600

OSVDB: 27094

GLSA: 200607-11