Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : flac (MDVSA-2014:239)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79984


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated flac packages fix security vulnerabilities :

In libFLAC before 1.3.1, a stack overflow (CVE-2014-8962) and a heap overflow (CVE-2014-9028), which may result in arbitrary code execution, can be triggered by passing a maliciously crafted .flac file to the libFLAC decoder.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79984

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-239.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/15

Modified: 2014/12/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:flac, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64flac++-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64flac++6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64flac-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64flac8, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/14

Reference Information

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

BID: 71280, 71282

MDVSA: 2014:239