Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : vorbis-tools (MDVSA-2008:093)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability in the Speex library was found where it did not
properly validate input values read from the Speex files headers. An
attacker could create a malicious Speex file that would crash an
application or potentially allow the execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the application calling the Speex library

The ogg123 application in vorbis-tools is similarly affected by this

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected vorbis-tools package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37218 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-093.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1686

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