Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : libvorbis vulnerabilities (USN-682-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 37207
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that libvorbis did not correctly handle certain malformed sound files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted sound file with an application that uses libvorbis, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.