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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Speex library was found to not properly validate input values read
from the Speex files headers. An attacker could create a malicious
Speex file that would crash an application or, possibly, allow
arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the application
calling the Speex library. (CVE-2008-1686)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ef3fc347

Solution :

Update the affected speex and / or speex-devel 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: 60386 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1686