FreeBSD : liveMedia -- DoS vulnerability (821afaa2-9e9a-11dc-a7e3-0016360406fa)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29289


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


The live555 development team reports :

Fixed a bounds-checking error in 'parseRTSPRequestString()' caused by an int vs. unsigned problem.

The function which handles the incoming queries from the clients is affected by a vulnerability which allows an attacker to crash the server remotely using the smallest RTSP query possible to use.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29289

File Name: freebsd_pkg_821afaa29e9a11dca7e30016360406fa.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/12/11

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:liveMedia, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6036

CWE: 20