Scientific Linux Security Update : flac on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A security flaw was found in the way flac processed audio data. An
attacker could create a carefully crafted FLAC audio file in such a
way that it could cause an application linked with flac libraries to
crash or execute arbitrary code when it was opened. (CVE-2007-4619)

This update actually went out yesterday. We apologize for getting this
e-mail out late.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d5114002

Solution :

Update the affected flac, flac-devel and / or xmms-flac packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60271 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4619