GLSA-200610-13 : Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-13
(Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow)

Luigi Auriemma reported that the XM loader of Cheese Tracker contains a
buffer overflow vulnerability in the
loader_XM::load_intrument_internal() function from

Impact :

An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running Cheese Tracker by enticing a user to load a crafted file with
large amount of extra data.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Cheese Tracker users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/cheesetracker-0.9.9-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22928 (gentoo_GLSA-200610-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3814