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[GLSA-200612-04] ModPlug: Multiple buffer overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ModPlug: Multiple buffer overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-04
(ModPlug: Multiple buffer overflows)


Luigi Auriemma has reported various boundary errors in load_it.cpp and
a boundary error in the "CSoundFile::ReadSample()" function in
sndfile.cpp.

Impact

A remote attacker can entice a user to read crafted modules or ITP
files, which may trigger a buffer overflow resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the
application.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4192


Solution:
All ModPlug users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libmodplug-0.8-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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