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Network Audio System: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201406-22 / nas
Release Date June 25, 2014
Latest Revision June 25, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-libs/nas < 1.9.4 >= 1.9.4 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #484480


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Network Audio System, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information


Network Audio System is a network transparent, client/server audio transport system.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Network Audio System. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Network Audio System users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/nas-1.9.4"

Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

4.  References


Page updated June 25, 2014

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