GLSA-200709-06 : flac123: Buffer overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 26096
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200709-06 (flac123: Buffer overflow)
A possible buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the local__vcentry_parse_value() function in vorbiscomment.c.
An attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted audio file, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll flac123 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/flac123-0.0.11'