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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 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 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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37607 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0135
CVE-2009-0136