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<glsa id="200406-22">
<title>Pavuk: Remote buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
Pavuk contains a bug potentially allowing an attacker to run arbitrary
code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Pavuk</product>
<announced>June 30, 2004</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/pavuk" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.9.28-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">0.9.28-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Pavuk is web spider and website mirroring tool.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
When Pavuk connects to a web server and the server sends back the HTTP
status code 305 (Use Proxy), Pavuk copies data from the HTTP Location
header in an unsafe manner.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
An attacker could cause a stack-based buffer overflow which could lead
to arbitrary code execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv &quot;&gt;=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.28-r2&quot;
# emerge &quot;&gt;=&quot;net-misc/pavuk-0.9.28-r2</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0456">CVE-2004-0456</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>