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[ GLSA 200709-03 ] Streamripper: Buffer overflow
From: Raphael Marichez <falco () gentoo org>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 21:06:01 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200709-03
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Streamripper: Buffer overflow
      Date: September 13, 2007
      Bugs: #188698
        ID: 200709-03

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Synopsis
========

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in Streamripper,
allowing for user-assisted execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Streamripper is a tool for extracting and recording mp3 files from a
Shoutcast stream.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package                   /  Vulnerable  /             Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  media-sound/streamripper      < 1.62.2                  >= 1.62.2

Description
===========

Chris Rohlf discovered several boundary errors in the
httplib_parse_sc_header() function when processing HTTP headers.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious
streaming server, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Streamripper.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Streamripper users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/streamripper-1.62.2"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-4337
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4337

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200709-03.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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