Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : libvorbis vulnerability (USN-1370-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

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 cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code
with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected libvorbis0a package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58069 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51753

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0444