Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : audacity (MDVSA-2009:055)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been identified and corrected in audacity :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the String_parse::get_nonspace_quoted
function in lib-src/allegro/strparse.cpp in Audacity 1.2.6 and other
versions before 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a .gro file
containing a long string (CVE-2009-0490).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected audacity package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36403 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-055.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0490

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