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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201309-04
(Snack: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
The GetWavHeader() function in jkSoundFile.c does not have boundary
checks when parsing format sub-chunks or unknown sub-chunks.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted WAV
file with an application using Snack, possibly resulting in execution of
arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Snack users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-tcltk/snack-2.2.10-r5'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69850 ()
Bugtraq ID: 54419
CVE ID: CVE-2012-6303
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