Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : amarok vulnerabilities (USN-739-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 37607
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Amarok did not correctly handle certain malformed tags in Audible Audio (.aa) files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Audible Audio file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.