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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-200812-05
(libsamplerate: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Russell O'Connor reported a buffer overflow in src/src_sinc.c related
to low conversion ratios.
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process a
specially crafted audio file possibly leading to the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libsamplerate users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libsamplerate-0.1.4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35022 (gentoo_GLSA-200812-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5008