GLSA-201206-16 : TagLib: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201206-16
(TagLib: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in TagLib:
The 'analyzeCurrent()' function in ape/apeproperties.cpp contains a
division by zero error (CVE-2012-1107).
The 'parse()' function in inogg/xiphcomment.cpp contains an error
when processing the 'vendorLength' field (CVE-2012-1108).
The 'mid()' function in toolkit/tbytevector.cpp contains an integer
overflow error (CVE-2012-1584).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to open a
specially crafted OGG file with an application using TagLib, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-16.xml

Solution :

All TagLib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/taglib-1.7.1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59669 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52284
52290

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1107
CVE-2012-1108
CVE-2012-1584