Scientific Linux Security Update : libvorbis on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60692


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


CVE-2009-3379 libvorbis: security fixes mentioned in MFSA 2009-63

Multiple flaws were found in the libvorbis library. A specially crafted Ogg Vorbis media format file (Ogg) could cause an application using libvorbis to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-3379)

The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.


Update the affected libvorbis and / or libvorbis-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60692

File Name: sl_20091109_libvorbis_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2014/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/11/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3379