Stack-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.
Published 2008-04-30 16:17:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:30:42
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2040

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-2040

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-2040

Products affected by CVE-2008-2040

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