FreeBSD : libaudiofile -- heap-based overflow in Microsoft ADPCM compression module (09f47c51-c1a6-11e3-a5ac-001b21614864)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73549


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Debian reports :

Heap-based buffer overflow in msadpcm.c in libaudiofile in audiofile 0.2.6 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted WAV file.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73549

File Name: freebsd_pkg_09f47c51c1a611e3a5ac001b21614864.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/04/16

Modified: 2014/04/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libaudiofile, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-libaudiofile, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0159