Debian DSA-4141-1 : libvorbisidec - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108418
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write in the codebook parsing code of the Libtremor multimedia library could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Vorbis file is opened.


Upgrade the libvorbisidec packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2+svn18153-1~deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2+svn18153-1+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108418

File Name: debian_DSA-4141.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/19/2018

Updated: 11/13/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: Critical

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:debian:debian_linux:libvorbisidec, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 3/16/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5147

DSA: 4141