Debian: New peercast packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date20 May 2008
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1582-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
    May 20, 2008                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : peercast
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-2040
    Debian Bug     : 478573
    
    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), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.1218+svn20080104-1.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your peercast package.
    
    Upgrade instructions
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    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
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    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1070 10e545471f649cd37409dc9cbfd7960a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   534016 d9e83aa7e66f4d3b160d7c4c8b2a3a4f
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     7458 c7fc173230621f05137a6420a48b3347
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-handlers_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     6828 ac385ad05a69ba429c2e300920ff1192
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   185526 f4beb2933fa577c36e8797c165d3057c
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2924 1f5102c4cb968a2f3dbd2ab9ba5f5e97
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    50644 1e3144fd4c48b8f4bc0c39721d3e1033
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   427696 22ca9159cf0a8c12c43326fa51e1fc23
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2924 0a0bd5ef6f4c6632d3f904100474f66a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   172136 2378fddac9eea542ee891cb96d77b8d4
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    50774 d42cf469c93a79a328d7e8e31bc9c90c
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   323944 53638a13906e1599c5938d067ffe729b
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2928 65b028be71a2c298f0bf7273b7a52d29
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   201862 9485ecc53c32c07887bcda0c20f37daf
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   381722 f97f675ef28259580a5429052c288b7a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    51864 85f574a4b6a02179111607bac28e57ff
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   165966 b6b418e080507d468091fc72df0c0481
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    50090 f47af409c5ee3694e4b766631a13f3e6
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   309114 328d8a084a233bfecca935c697c37871
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2924 5f5407e436608b98fb61eab9dc766c05
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   474338 de171a5838499d463d74636f2ff6282b
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   233048 7715f5186686ce19516b56aa7cfd95b8
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2920 1eed4ea2953a39f0b4c6a823ab6df780
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    52426 e2b35462e34f69fb620f1e5cc99d9161
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2920 017ccfaa6d2663d3ba63469f8b2c0121
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   351892 81db6df537ac2fda83ecad91ac59b122
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    52092 3e9a7a30ba3953e292c16dc3797a0da6
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   168962 4541e14838802feb2af5684f97ba0ae1
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   165858 fb99b024e1ec27532636e9e13f3f4f51
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2922 d44f960e816fda6e6203f6b27ad86185
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   348198 83d6cc7fa58cedc41d9fd476fcc45720
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    50892 9ee2ed10e72161b64187e5c5ff94842c
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2924 41483974731440e1cad6e325bda686b2
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   326408 57df4db742fcae09b352360cce2d8db8
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    51526 46c552382257b78a41765e0928146008
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   179500 288559831f83322fb1106b7c119c2c14
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    51270 bd6c5dc182f9d543c0565a6968cd30fc
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   193846 74c45894d3826304edde3f21bbb814a6
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   358462 d48323e457df0a592a99d7271f3e1c64
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2918 bc869c42c3c2eb8b22d67236ac58e821
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast-servent_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    50058 7f18739d872783e7cc93fb410e8eafc6
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   200364 e2be5edfca403b27d47386f8034141c3
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/libpeercast0-dev_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   335826 dc8a7823fe19dc919ac60e86d7b31858
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/peercast/peercast_0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2922 2f964d71a13d1ebace1dd2022e199564
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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