CVE-2008-2040

NameCVE-2008-2040
DescriptionStack-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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1582-1, DSA-1583-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs478573
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnome-peercastsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
gnome-peercastsourceetch0.5.4-1.1etch0highDSA-1583-1
peercastsource(unstable)0.1218+svn20080104-1.1medium478573
peercastsourceetch0.1217.toots.20060314-1etch1highDSA-1582-1

Notes

etch version tested with PoC, affected

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