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peercast update and exploit

A Security Update: version v0.1217  has been released for peercast it addresses a serious vulnerability.
"PeerCast is a simple, free way to listen to radio and watch video on the Internet. It uses P2P technology to let anyone become a broadcaster without the costs of traditional streaming."
"This fixes a serious buffer overrun vulnerability discovered by Leon at INFIGO IS ( many thanks to them for alerting us promptly."

An exploit for this vulnerability has been publicly released


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Mar 11th 2006

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