Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : libvorbis vulnerability (USN-825-1)

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 libvorbis did not correctly handle certain
malformed ogg files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted ogg file with an application that uses libvorbis, an attacker
could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
(CVE-2009-2663)

USN-682-1 provided updated libvorbis packages to fix multiple security
vulnerabilities. The upstream security patch to fix CVE-2008-1420
introduced a regression when reading sound files encoded with
libvorbis 1.0beta1. This update corrects the problem.

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.
(CVE-2008-1420).

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40769 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36018

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1420
CVE-2009-2663