CVE-2008-2040

Published: 30 April 2008

Stack-based buffer overflow in the HTTP::getAuthUserPass function (core/common/http.cpp) in Peercast 0.1218 and gnome-peercast allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a Basic Authentication string with a long (1) username or (2) password.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
gnome-peercast
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist

peercast
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.1218+svn20080104-1.1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist
(pulled 2010-07-27)