Amazon Linux AMI : flac (ALAS-2015-505)

High Nessus Plugin ID 82833

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

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)

Solution

Run 'yum update flac' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2015-505.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82833

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-505.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/17

Updated: 2018/04/18

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:amazon:linux:flac, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:flac-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:flac-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/15

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2015-505

RHSA: 2015:0767