Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : amarok vulnerabilities (USN-739-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Amarok did not correctly handle certain
malformed tags in Audible Audio (.aa) files. If a user were tricked
into opening a crafted Audible Audio file, an attacker could execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37607 ()

Bugtraq ID: 33210

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0135