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Moderately critical

Gentoo update for mt-daapd

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Release Date:  2008-01-02    Views:  8,815

Secunia Advisory SA28269

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Gentoo has acknowledged some vulnerabilities mt-daapd, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

1) An error within the processing of certain headers in webserver.c can be exploited to crash an affected daemon by sending specially crafted authentication headers.

2) A format string error exists within the "ws_dispatcher()" function in webserver.c. This can be exploited to crash an affected daemon or potentially execute arbitrary code by sending specially crafted authentication headers containing format specifiers.


Solution:
Update to "media-sound/mt-daapd-0.2.4.1" or later.

Provided and/or discovered by:
nnp

Original Advisory:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200712-18.xml

Deep Links:
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