Scientific Linux Security Update : mikmod on SL3.x, 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 :

Multiple input validation flaws, resulting in buffer overflows, were
discovered in MikMod. Specially-crafted music files in various formats
could, when played, cause an application using the MikMod library to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-3995,
CVE-2009-3996, CVE-2007-6720)

All running applications using the MikMod library must be restarted
for this update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4c0dfd6d

Solution :

Update the affected mikmod and / or mikmod-devel packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60860 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6720
CVE-2009-3995
CVE-2009-3996