GLSA-200909-02 : libvorbis: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200909-02
(libvorbis: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Lucas Adamski reported that libvorbis does not correctly process file
headers, related to static mode headers and encoding books.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted OGG
Vorbis file using an application that uses libvorbis, possibly
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the application, or a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200909-02.xml

Solution :

All libvorbis users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libvorbis-1.2.3'

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: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40880 (gentoo_GLSA-200909-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36018

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2663