GLSA-200805-15 : libid3tag: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200805-15
(libid3tag: Denial of Service)

Kentaro Oda reported an infinite loop in the file field.c when parsing
an MP3 file with an ID3_FIELD_TYPE_STRINGLIST field that ends in '\\0'.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted MP3
file, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-15.xml

Solution :

All libid3tag users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libid3tag-0.15.1b-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32352 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-15.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2109