Andy Lo-A-Foe AlsaPlayer 0.99.76 http.c reconnect memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Andy Lo-A-Foe AlsaPlayer 0.99.76. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function reconnect of the file http.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was shared 08/09/2006 by Luigi Auriemma (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2006-4089 since 08/10/2006. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 22721 (Debian DSA-1179-1 : alsaplayer - programming error), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 19450), X-Force (28307), Secunia (SA21422), Vulnerability Center (SBV-12625) and Tenable (22721). The entries 84446 and 84447 are related to this item.




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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 22721
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-1179-1 : alsaplayer - programming error
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OpenVAS ID: 57383
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 1179-1 (alsaplayer)
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Researcher: Luigi Auriemma
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2006-4089 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 19450 - AlsaPlayer Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 21422 - AlsaPlayer Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
X-Force: 28307
Vulnerability Center: 12625 - AlsaPlayer Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities, High
OSVDB: 27883 - AlsaPlayer http.c reconnect() Function Location HTTP Header Overflow
Vupen: ADV-2006-3235

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Created: 03/12/2015 03:51 PM
Updated: 08/19/2017 09:47 AM
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