Oracle Linux 4 / 5 / 6 : libvorbis (ELSA-2012-0136)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 68460
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Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:0136 :

Updated libvorbis packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

The libvorbis packages contain runtime libraries for use in programs that support Ogg Vorbis. Ogg Vorbis is a fully open, non-proprietary, patent-and royalty-free, general-purpose compressed audio format.

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the libvorbis library parsed Ogg Vorbis media files. 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)

Users of libvorbis should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected libvorbis packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-February/002612.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-February/002613.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-February/002614.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 68460

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-0136.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libvorbis, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libvorbis-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libvorbis-devel-docs, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/1/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0444

BID: 51753

RHSA: 2012:0136