GLSA-200903-31 : libcdaudio: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-31
(libcdaudio: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

A heap-based buffer overflow has been reported in the
cddb_read_disc_data() function in cddb.c when processing overly long
CDDB data.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious CDDB
server, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All libcdaudio users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libcdaudio-0.99.12-r1'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35954 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-31.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5030

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