GLSA-201111-12 : abcm2ps: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201111-12
(abcm2ps: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in abcm2ps:
Boundary errors in the PUT0 and PUT1 macros, the trim_title()
function, or a long '-O' command line option can lead to a buffer
overflow (CVE-2010-3441).
A vulnerability in the getarena() function in abc2ps.c can cause a
heap-based buffer overflow in abcm2ps (CVE-2010-4743).
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities (CVE-2010-4744).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to load a specially crafted ABC
file or use a long -O option on the command line, resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All abcm2ps users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/abcm2ps-5.9.13'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 27, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56908 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39271

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3441

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