Csound getnum() getnum Function Multiple Buffer Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host has an application installed that is affected by
multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Csound installed on the remote Windows host is less
than 5.16.6. As such, it is reportedly affected by multiple stack-
based buffer overflows present in the getnum() function located in
util/heti_main.c and util/pv_import.c

By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker
may be able to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Csound version 5.16.6 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 58989 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52144

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0270

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