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Audacious Plugins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201203-14 / audacious-plugins
Release Date March 16, 2012
Latest Revision March 16, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-plugins/audacious-plugins < 3.1 >= 3.1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #383991

Synopsis

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

2.  Impact Information

Background

Plugins for the Audacious music player.

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.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Audacious Plugins users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

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

4.  References



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