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PostPosted: Thu Nov 11, 2004 12:46 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200411-19 ] Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows (GLSA 200411-19)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 10, 2004
Bug(s): #70516
ID: 200411-19

Synopsis


Pavuk contains multiple buffer overflows that can allow a remote attacker
to run arbitrary code.


Background


Pavuk is web spider and website mirroring tool.


Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/pavuk
Vulnerable: < 0.9.31
Unaffected: >= 0.9.31
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


Pavuk contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the code handling digest authentication and HTTP header processing. This issue is similar to GLSA 200407-19, but contains more vulnerabilities.


Impact


A remote attacker could cause a buffer overflow, leading to arbitrary code execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.31"


References

GLSA-200407-19
SA13120
CAN-2004-0456


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