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<glsa id="200803-22">
<title>LIVE555 Media Server: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A Denial of Service vulnerability has been reported in LIVE555 Media
Server.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">live</product>
<announced>March 13, 2008</announced>
<revised>March 13, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>204065</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-plugins/live" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2008.02.08</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2008.02.08</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
LIVE555 Media Server is a set of libraries for multimedia streaming.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Luigi Auriemma reported a signedness error in the
parseRTSPRequestString() function when processing short RTSP queries.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted RTSP query to the
vulnerable server, resulting in a crash.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All LIVE555 Media Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-plugins/live-2008.02.08&quot;</code>
<p>
Note: Due to ABI changes, applications built against LIVE555 Media
Server such as VLC or MPlayer should also be rebuilt.
</p>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6036">CVE-2007-6036</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 08 Mar 2008 16:52:57 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 11 Mar 2008 12:26:32 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 11 Mar 2008 12:27:04 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>