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[GLSA-200411-19] Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-19
(Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows)
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.
A remote attacker could cause a buffer overflow, leading to arbitrary code execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.31"
Threat Level: Medium
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