GLSA-201707-02 : Game Music Emu: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 101333


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201707-02 (Game Music Emu: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Game Music Emu. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SPC music file, using Game Music Emu or an application linked against the Game Music Emu library, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Game Music Emu users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/game-music-emu-0.6.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 101333

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201707-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/10

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:game-music-emu, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9957, CVE-2016-9958, CVE-2016-9959, CVE-2016-9960, CVE-2016-9961

GLSA: 201707-02