FreeBSD : peercast -- arbitrary code execution (402ae710-26a2-11dd-ae05-825f4c35000a)
High Nessus Plugin ID 56490
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionNico Golde discovered that PeerCast, a P2P audio and video streaming server, is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the HTTP Basic Authentication code, allowing a remote attacker to crash PeerCast or execure arbitrary code.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.