FreeBSD : flac -- media file processing integer overflow vulnerabilities (ff65eecb-91e4-11dc-bd6c-0016179b2dd5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 28196


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


iDefense Laps reports :

Remote exploitation of multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities in libFLAC, as included with various vendor's software distributions, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged in user.

These vulnerabilities specifically exist in the handling of malformed FLAC media files. In each case, an integer overflow can occur while calculating the amount of memory to allocate. As such, insufficient memory is allocated for the data that is subsequently read in from the file, and a heap based buffer overflow occurs.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28196

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ff65eecb91e411dcbd6c0016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/14

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:flac, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/10/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4619

Secunia: 27210

CWE: 189