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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 69654
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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: 9/4/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

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: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: 3/4/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0444

ALAS: 2012-47

RHSA: 2012:0136