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AdPlug: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200609-06 / adplug
Release Date September 12, 2006
Latest Revision September 12, 2006: 01
Impact normal
Exploitable local
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-libs/adplug < 2.0.1 >= 2.0.1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #139593


Multiple heap and buffer overflows exist in AdPlug.

2.  Impact Information


AdPlug is a free, cross-platform, and hardware-independent AdLib sound player library.


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


By enticing a user to load a specially crafted file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running AdPlug.

3.  Resolution Information


There are no known workarounds at this time.


All AdPlug users should update to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/adplug-2.0.1"

4.  References


Page updated September 12, 2006

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