Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : flac vulnerability (USN-540-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 28208
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionSean de Regge discovered that flac did not properly perform bounds checking in many situations. An attacker could send a specially crafted FLAC audio file and execute arbitrary code as the user or cause a denial of service in flac or applications that link against flac.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.