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[GLSA-200607-13] Audacious: Multiple heap and buffer overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Audacious: Multiple heap and buffer overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-13
(Audacious: Multiple heap and buffer overflows)


Luigi Auriemma has found that the adplug library fails to verify the
size of the destination buffers in the unpacking instructions,
resulting in various possible heap and buffer overflows.

Impact

A possible hacker can entice a user to load a specially crafted media file,
resulting in a crash or possible execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439432/30/0/threaded
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3581
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3582


Solution:
All Audacious users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/audacious-1.1.0"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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