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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2004 2:45 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200407-19 ] Pavuk: Digest authentication helper buffe Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Pavuk: Digest authentication helper buffer overflow (GLSA 200407-19)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: July 26, 2004
Updated: May 22, 2006
ID: 200407-19

Synopsis

Pavuk contains a bug that can allow an attacker to run arbitrary code.

Background

Pavuk is web spider and website mirroring tool.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/pavuk
Vulnerable: <= 0.9.28-r2
Unaffected: >= 0.9.28-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Pavuk contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the code handling digest authentication.

Impact

An 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. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest available version of Pavuk.

Resolution

All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.28-r3"
# emerge ">=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.28-r3"


References

CVE-2004-1437


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