GLSA-200607-13 : Audacious: Multiple heap and buffer overflows

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-13
(Audacious: Multiple heap and buffer overflows)

Luigi Auriemma has found that the adplug library fails to verify the
size of the destination buffers in the unpacking instructions,
resulting in various possible heap and buffer overflows.

Impact :

An attacker can entice a user to load a specially crafted media file,
resulting in a crash or possible execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439432/30/0/threaded
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200607-13.xml

Solution :

All Audacious users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/audacious-1.1.0'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22142 (gentoo_GLSA-200607-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3581
CVE-2006-3582