GLSA-200503-18 : Ringtone Tools: Buffer overflow vulnerability

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 17330


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-18 (Ringtone Tools: Buffer overflow vulnerability)

Qiao Zhang has discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the 'parse_emelody' function in 'parse_emelody.c'.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a Ringtone Tools user to open a specially crafted eMelody file, which would potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Ringtone Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-mobilephone/ringtonetools-2.23'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 17330

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200503-18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/03/16

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ringtonetools, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1292

OSVDB: 12442

GLSA: 200503-18