openSUSE Security Update : flac (openSUSE-SU-2014:1588-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79818

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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


flac was updated to fix two security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- Stack overflow may result in arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-8962).

- Heap overflow via specially crafted .flac files (CVE-2014-9028).


Update the affected flac packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79818

File Name: openSUSE-2014-756.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/09

Updated: 2021/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flac, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flac-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flac-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flac-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flac-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libFLAC++6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libFLAC++6-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libFLAC++6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libFLAC++6-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libFLAC8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libFLAC8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libFLAC8-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libFLAC8-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8962, CVE-2014-9028