GLSA-200609-01 : Streamripper: Multiple remote buffer overflows

High Nessus Plugin ID 22323


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-01 (Streamripper: Multiple remote buffer overflows)

Ulf Harnhammar, from the Debian Security Audit Project, has found that Streamripper is vulnerable to multiple stack based buffer overflows caused by improper bounds checking when processing malformed HTTP headers.
Impact :

By enticing a user to connect to a malicious server, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Streamripper Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Streamripper users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/streamripper-1.61.26'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22323

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200609-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/09/12

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3124

OSVDB: 28178

GLSA: 200609-01