DSA 1583-1: New gnome-peercast packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 05/20/2008 07:10 PM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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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
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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
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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/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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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;
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