Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : flac vulnerability (USN-540-1)

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 :

Sean de Regge discovered that flac did not properly perform bounds
checking in many situations. An attacker could send a specially
crafted FLAC audio file and execute arbitrary code as the user or
cause a denial of service in flac or applications that link against
flac.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28208 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4619