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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201203-14

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201203-14
Posted Mar 16, 2012
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201203-14 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Audacious Plugins could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service. Versions below 3.1 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2011-2911, CVE-2011-2912, CVE-2011-2913, CVE-2011-2914, CVE-2011-2915
SHA-256 | f6076cf29eba79c3ee0f14372a4e07c2f8ffddd7174f4c76e8c208325347c26c

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201203-14

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Severity: Normal
Title: Audacious Plugins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Date: March 16, 2012
Bugs: #383991
ID: 201203-14

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities in Audacious Plugins could result in execution
of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Background
==========

Plugins for the Audacious music player.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-plugins/audacious-plugins
< 3.1 >= 3.1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Audacious Plugins:

* The "CSoundFile::ReadWav()" function in load_wav.cpp contains an
integer overflow which could cause a heap-based buffer overflow
(CVE-2011-2911).
* The "CSoundFile::ReadS3M()" function in load_s3m.cpp contains
multiple boundary errors which could cause a stack-based buffer
overflow (CVE-2011-2912).
* The "CSoundFile::ReadAMS()" function in load_ams.cpp contains an
off-by-one error which could cause memory corruption (CVE-2011-2913).
* The "CSoundFile::ReadDSM()" function in load_dms.cpp contains an
off-by-one error which could cause memory corruption (CVE-2011-2914).
* The "CSoundFile::ReadAMS2()" function in load_ams.cpp contains an
off-by-one error which could cause memory corruption (CVE-2011-2915).

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code, or a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Audacious Plugins users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=media-plugins/audacious-plugins-3.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2011-2911
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2911
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-2912
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2912
[ 3 ] CVE-2011-2913
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2913
[ 4 ] CVE-2011-2914
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2914
[ 5 ] CVE-2011-2915
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2915

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201203-14.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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