GLSA-200709-06 : flac123: 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-200709-06
(flac123: Buffer overflow)

A possible buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the
local__vcentry_parse_value() function in vorbiscomment.c.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted audio file,
which could lead to 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 :

Solution :

All flac123 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/flac123-0.0.11'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26096 (gentoo_GLSA-200709-06.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3507