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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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