Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : libmusicbrainz-2.0, libmusicbrainz-2.1 vulnerability (USN-363-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Luigi Auriemma discovered multiple buffer overflows in libmusicbrainz.
When a user made queries to MusicBrainz servers, it was possible for
malicious servers, or man-in-the-middle systems posing as servers, to
send a crafted reply to the client request and remotely gain access to
the user's system with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27943 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4197