Amazon Linux AMI : libvorbis (ALAS-2012-47)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69654

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


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.


Run 'yum update libvorbis' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69654

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-47.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/09/04

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libvorbis, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libvorbis-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libvorbis-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libvorbis-devel-docs, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0444

ALAS: 2012-47

RHSA: 2012:0136