FreeBSD : mt-daapd -- integer overflow (86a4d810-1884-11dd-a914-0016179b2dd5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32146


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


FrSIRT reports :

A vulnerability has been identified in mt-daapd which could be exploited by remote attackers to cause a denial of service or compromise an affected system. This issue is caused by a buffer overflow error in the ws_getpostvars() function when processing a negative Content-Length : header value, which could be exploited by remote unauthenticated attackers to crash an affected application or execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32146

File Name: freebsd_pkg_86a4d810188411dda9140016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/05/09

Modified: 2013/06/22

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:freebsd:freebsd:mt-daapd, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/04/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1771

Secunia: 29917

CWE: 189