PeerCast < 0.1212 URL Error Message Format String

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2943

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a 'format string' flaw.

Description

The remote host is running PeerCast, a streaming audio server. This version of PeerCast is vulnerable to a remote format string flaw within its HTTP server component. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to crash the server or execute arbitrary code on the remote system.

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.1212 or higher.

See Also

http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&amp;article_id=00077-05282005

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-05/0335.html

http://www.peercast.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=11596

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2943

File Name: 2943.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/05/31

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 18417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1806

BID: 13808