Scientific Linux Security Update : flac on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20150401)

High Nessus Plugin ID 82521

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way flac decoded FLAC audio files. An attacker could create a specially crafted FLAC audio file that could cause an application using the flac library to crash or execute arbitrary code when the file was read. (CVE-2014-9028)

A buffer over-read flaw was found in the way flac processed certain ID3v2 metadata. An attacker could create a specially crafted FLAC audio file that could cause an application using the flac library to crash when the file was read. (CVE-2014-8962)

After installing the update, all applications linked against the flac library must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?14374545

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82521

File Name: sl_20150401_flac_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/02

Updated: 2021/01/14

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:flac, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:flac-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:flac-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:flac-libs, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/26

Reference Information

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