GLSA-201312-04 : libtheora: Arbitrary code execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 71170


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-04 (libtheora: Arbitrary code execution)

An integer overflow flaw has been discovered in libtheora.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libtheora users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libtheora-1.1.1' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71170

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201312-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/12/03

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libtheora, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3389

BID: 37368

GLSA: 201312-04

CWE: 189