Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : libmodplug vulnerabilities (USN-771-1)

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 libmodplug did not correctly handle certain
parameters when parsing MED media files. If a user or automated system
were tricked into opening a crafted MED file, an attacker could
execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2009-1438)

Manfred Tremmel and Stanislav Brabec discovered that libmodplug did
not correctly handle long instrument names when parsing PAT sample
files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
crafted PAT file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or
execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the
program. This issue only affected Ubuntu 9.04. (CVE-2009-1513).

Solution :

Update the affected libmodplug-dev and / or libmodplug0c2 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38714 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1438
CVE-2009-1513