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[GLSA-200609-06] AdPlug: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
AdPlug: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-06
(AdPlug: Multiple vulnerabilities)


AdPlug is vulnerable to buffer and heap overflows when processing the
following types of files: CFF, MTK, DMO, U6M, DTM, and S3M.

Impact

By enticing a user to load a specially crafted file, a possible hacker could
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running AdPlug.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds 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 AdPlug users should update to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/adplug-2.0.1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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