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<glsa id="200506-15">
<title>PeerCast: Format string vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
PeerCast suffers from a format string vulnerability that could allow
arbitrary code execution.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">peercast</product>
<announced>June 19, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>96199</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/peercast" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.1212</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.1212</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
PeerCast is a media streaming system based on P2P technology.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
James Bercegay of the GulfTech Security Research Team discovered that
PeerCast insecurely implements formatted printing when receiving a
request with a malformed URL.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a request
with a specially crafted URL to a PeerCast server to execute arbitrary
code.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All PeerCast users should upgrade to the latest available version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/peercast-0.1212&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&amp;article_id=00077-05282005">GulfTech Advisory</uri>
<uri link="http://www.peercast.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=11596">PeerCast Announcement</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1806">CVE-2005-1806</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 15 Jun 2005 19:02:57 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 15 Jun 2005 19:42:18 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 19 Jun 2005 19:09:07 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
</glsa>