Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.04 / 9.10 : libmikmod vulnerabilities (USN-995-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that libMikMod incorrectly handled songs with
different channel counts. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted song file, an attacker could cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2007-6720)

It was discovered that libMikMod incorrectly handled certain malformed
XM files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted XM file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service. (CVE-2009-0179)

It was discovered that libMikMod incorrectly handled certain malformed
Impulse Tracker files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted
Impulse Tracker file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking the program. (CVE-2009-3995, CVE-2010-2546, CVE-2010-2971)

It was discovered that libMikMod incorrectly handled certain malformed
Ultratracker files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted
Ultratracker file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking the program. (CVE-2009-3996).

Solution :

Update the affected libmikmod2 and / or libmikmod2-dev 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: 49764 ()

Bugtraq ID: 33235
33240
37374
41917
42464

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6720
CVE-2009-0179
CVE-2009-3995
CVE-2009-3996
CVE-2009-3997
CVE-2010-2546
CVE-2010-2971