Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : libvorbis vulnerabilities (USN-498-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 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 :

David Thiel discovered that libvorbis did not correctly verify the
size of certain headers, and did not correctly clean up a broken
stream. If a user were tricked into processing a specially crafted
Vorbis stream, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28101 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3106
CVE-2007-4029