openSUSE Security Update : audiofile (audiofile-457)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A heap-overflow in libaudiofile was fixed. The overflow existsed in
the WAV processing code and can be exploited to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2008-5824)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463220

Solution :

Update the affected audiofile packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40191 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5824

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