GLSA-200612-04 : ModPlug: Multiple 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-200612-04
(ModPlug: Multiple buffer overflows)

Luigi Auriemma has reported various boundary errors in load_it.cpp and
a boundary error in the 'CSoundFile::ReadSample()' function in
sndfile.cpp.

Impact :

A remote attacker can entice a user to read crafted modules or ITP
files, which may trigger a buffer overflow resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200612-04.xml

Solution :

All ModPlug users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libmodplug-0.8-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23856 (gentoo_GLSA-200612-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19448

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4192