Amazon Linux AMI : libvorbis Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (ALAS-2012-47)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the libvorbis
library parsed Ogg Vorbis media files. If a specially crafted Ogg
Vorbis media file was opened by an application using libvorbis, it
could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running the application.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8459526a

Solution :

Run 'yum update libvorbis' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69654 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0444