Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libvorbis (MDVSA-2012:052)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 58585


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libvorbis :

If a specially crafted Ogg Vorbis media file was opened by an application using libvorbis, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application (CVE-2012-0444).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58585

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-052.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/04/04

Modified: 2014/09/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64vorbis-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64vorbis0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64vorbisenc2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64vorbisfile3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libvorbis-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libvorbis0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libvorbisenc2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libvorbisfile3, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0444

BID: 51753

MDVSA: 2012:052