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GNUMP3d: Directory traversal and XSS vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200511-05 / gnump3d
Release Date November 06, 2005
Latest Revision August 21, 2007: 02
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-sound/gnump3d < 2.9_pre7 >= 2.9_pre7 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #109667


GNUMP3d is vulnerable to directory traversal and cross-site scripting attacks that may result in information disclosure or the compromise of a browser.

2.  Impact Information


GNUMP3d is a streaming server for MP3s, OGG vorbis files, movies and other media formats.


Steve Kemp reported about two cross-site scripting attacks that are related to the handling of files (CVE-2005-3424, CVE-2005-3425). Also reported is a directory traversal vulnerability which comes from the attempt to sanitize input paths (CVE-2005-3123).


A remote attacker could exploit this to disclose sensitive information or inject and execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All GNUMP3d users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/gnump3d-2.9_pre7"

4.  References


Page updated November 06, 2005

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