GLSA-201309-04 : Snack: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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.

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201309-04.xml

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69850 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54419

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6303