Fedora 7 : speex-1.2-0.3.beta1 (2008-3191)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Security update: Add mode checks to speex_packet_to_header() to
protect applications using speex library and not having proper checks
(CVE-2008-1686, #441239, https://trac.xiph.org/changeset/14701)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=441239
http://www.nessus.org/u?a3823ed0
https://trac.xiph.org/changeset/14701

Solution :

Update the affected speex package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31982 (fedora_2008-3191.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28665

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1686

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