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<title>PeerCast: Buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
PeerCast is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that may lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">peercast</product>
<announced>March 21, 2006</announced>
<revised>March 21, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>123432</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/peercast" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.1217</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.1217</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
PeerCast is a Peer to Peer broadcasting technology for listening
to radio and watching video on the Internet.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
INFIGO discovered a problem in the URL handling code. Buffers that
are allocated on the stack can be overflowed inside of nextCGIarg()
function.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
By sending a specially crafted request to the HTTP server, a
remote attacker can cause a stack overflow, resulting in the execution
of 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 version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/peercast-0.1217&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2006-1148">CVE-2006-1148</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 11 Mar 2006 11:34:53 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 12 Mar 2006 17:55:02 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 18 Mar 2006 02:16:00 +0000">
adir
</metadata>
</glsa>