GLSA-202305-01 : AtomicParsley: Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 175056


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202305-01 (AtomicParsley: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

- A stack-buffer-overflow occurs in Atomicparsley 20210124.204813.840499f through APar_readX() in src/util.cpp while parsing a crafted mp4 file because of the missing boundary check. (CVE-2021-37231)

- A stack overflow vulnerability occurs in Atomicparsley 20210124.204813.840499f through APar_read64() in src/util.cpp due to the lack of buffer size of uint32_buffer while reading more bytes in APar_read64.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Previously, the wez AtomicParsley fork was packaged in Gentoo as media-video/atomicparsley-wez. This fork is now packaged as media-video/atomicparsley, so users of the fork's package should now depclean it: # emerge --ask
--depclean media-video/atomicparsley-wez All AtomicParsley users should upgrade to the latest version, which is a packaging of the wez AtomicParsley fork: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose >=media-video/atomicparsley-0.9.6_p20210715_p151551

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 175056

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202305-01.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 5/3/2023

Updated: 5/3/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37232


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/4/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-37231, CVE-2021-37232