Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : libvorbis vulnerabilities (USN-861-1)

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 ogg files
with underpopulated Huffman trees. If a user were tricked into opening
a specially crafted ogg file with an application that uses libvorbis,
an attacker could cause a denial of service. (CVE-2008-2009)

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 cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code
with the user's privileges. (CVE-2009-3379).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42891 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36875

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2009
CVE-2009-3379