FreeBSD : libvorbis -- multiple vulnerabilities (94edff42-d93d-11de-a434-0211d880e350)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 42886


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


The Ubuntu security team reports :

It was discovered that libvorbis did not correctly handle certain malformed vorbis files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted vorbis file with an application that uses libvorbis, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 42886

File Name: freebsd_pkg_94edff42d93d11dea4340211d880e350.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 11/25/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/24/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/24/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1420, CVE-2009-3379

CWE: 189