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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200711-15
(FLAC: Buffer overflow)
Sean de Regge reported multiple integer overflows when processing FLAC
media files that could lead to improper memory allocations resulting in
heap-based buffer overflows.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted FLAC
file or network stream with an application using FLAC. This might lead
to the execution of arbitrary code with privileges of the user playing
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All FLAC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/flac-1.2.1-r1'
You should also run revdep-rebuild to rebuild any packages that depend
on older versions of FLAC:
# revdep-rebuild --library=libFLAC.*
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28198 (gentoo_GLSA-200711-15.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4619
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