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
privileges.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2012-3/
http://www.nessus.org/u?5b3b83d2

Solution :

Upgrade to Csound version 5.16.6 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 58989 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52144

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0270

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now