Fedora 8 : speex-1.2-0.4.beta2 (2008-3103)

High Nessus Plugin ID 31980


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Security update: Add mode checks to speex_packet_to_header() to protect applications using speex library and not having proper checks (CVE-2008-1686, #441239, https://trac.xiph.org/changeset/14701)

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Update the affected speex package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31980

File Name: fedora_2008-3103.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/04/18

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:speex, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1686

BID: 28665

FEDORA: 2008-3103

CWE: 189