[ GLSA 200901-05 ] Streamripper: Multiple vulnerabilities

From: Pierre-Yves Rofes <py@gentoo.org>
To: gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
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Subject: [ GLSA 200901-05 ] Streamripper: Multiple vulnerabilities
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200901-05
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    Severity: Normal
       Title: Streamripper: Multiple vulnerabilities
        Date: January 11, 2009
        Bugs: #249039
          ID: 200901-05

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Synopsis
========

Multiple buffer overflows have been discovered in Streamripper,
allowing for user-assisted execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Streamripper is a tool for extracting and recording mp3 files from a
Shoutcast stream.

Affected packages
=================

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       Package                   /  Vulnerable  /             Unaffected
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    1  media-sound/streamripper      < 1.64.0                  >= 1.64.0

Description
===========

Stefan Cornelius from Secunia Research reported multiple buffer
overflows in the http_parse_sc_header(), http_get_pls() and
http_get_m3u() functions in lib/http.c when parsing overly long HTTP
headers, or pls and m3u playlists with overly long entries.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious server,
possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Streamripper users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/streamripper-1.64.0"

References
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    [ 1 ] CVE-2008-4829
          http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4829

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

    http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200901-05.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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belongs to its owner(s).

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