[SECURITY] [DSA 1583-1] New gnome-peercast packages fix several vulnerabilities

2008-05-22T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:19881
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2008-05-22T00:00:00

Description

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1583-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst May 20, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : gnome-peercast Vulnerability : buffer overflow Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-6454 CVE-2008-2040 Debian Bug : 466539

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Gnome PeerCast, the Gnome interface to PeerCast, a P2P audio and video streaming server. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2007-6454

Luigi Auriemma discovered that PeerCast is vulnerable to a heap
overflow in the HTTP server code, which allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a
long SOURCE request.

CVE-2008-2040

Nico Golde discovered that PeerCast, a P2P audio and video streaming
server, is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the HTTP Basic
Authentication code, allowing a remote attacker to crash PeerCast or
execure arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.5.4-1.1etch0.

For the unstable distribution (sid), the first issue has been fixed in 0.5.4-1.2. The second issue will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your gnome-peercast package.

Upgrade instructions


wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0.dsc Size/MD5 checksum: 956 e2d40d2cd79ac54cefb00a6fa9b747d2 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0.diff.gz Size/MD5 checksum: 3104 a17daf736115641d4ab3a6c41aa152c3 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4.orig.tar.gz Size/MD5 checksum: 800116 e689715d8e70cdb0ce684ccce063a58f

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_alpha.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 296926 b1ebff0148fc69634eede7fffc114d51

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_amd64.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 257812 33d4c4fd7bed425a4cee0268e44dcc20

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_hppa.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 297822 e5795eb9b0d5d08d042825e05c04c0f7

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_i386.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 254172 a6e46c6422c8a76df706375cba85461e

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_ia64.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 346408 34f8ffc5f763a013ff5bc87832bdf77a

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_mips.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 285802 62e99808d3a9a015139500c92b595089

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_mipsel.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 284316 f84d8576550138d846b5f3e6790db54f

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_powerpc.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 270324 e83511effbc2f89183145dae92e27ecf

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_s390.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 260410 ac50ca3aa93414140f955f131fa050bc

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnome-peercast/gnome-peercast_0.5.4-1.1etch0_sparc.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 251018 5ff3b23b8ec68fa47ed19f8abafac669

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


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