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<glsa id="200712-18">
<title>Multi-Threaded DAAP Daemon: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
Multiple vulnerabilities in the web server in the Multi-Threaded DAAP
Daemon may lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">mt-daapd</product>
<announced>December 29, 2007</announced>
<revised>December 29, 2007: 01</revised>
<package name="media-sound/mt-daapd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge"></unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt"></vulnerable>
Multi-Threaded DAAP Daemon (mt-daapd), also known as the Firefly Media
Server, is a software to serve digital music to the Roku Soundbridge
and Apple's iTunes.
nnp discovered multiple vulnerabilities in the XML-RPC handler in the
file webserver.c. The ws_addarg() function contains a format string
vulnerability, as it does not properly sanitize username and password
data from the "Authorization: Basic" HTTP header line (CVE-2007-5825).
The ws_decodepassword() and ws_getheaders() functions do not correctly
handle empty Authorization header lines, or header lines without a ':'
character, leading to NULL pointer dereferences (CVE-2007-5824).
<impact type="high">
A remote attacker could send specially crafted HTTP requests to the web
server in the Multi-Threaded DAAP Daemon, possibly leading to the
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
web server or a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Multi-Threaded DAAP Daemon users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/mt-daapd-;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-5824</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-5825</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 18 Dec 2007 21:05:33 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 23 Dec 2007 20:01:54 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 23 Dec 2007 20:02:16 +0000">