Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : libvorbis vulnerabilities (USN-682-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that libvorbis did not correctly handle certain
malformed sound files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted sound file with an application that uses libvorbis, an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37207 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1419