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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   libvorbis Vendors:   xiph.org
libvorbis Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service or Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020029
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020029
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1419, CVE-2008-1420, CVE-2008-1423, CVE-2008-2009   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 15 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.2.0
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in libvorbis. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted OGG audio file that, when processed by the target application, will trigger an integer overflow, heap overflow, or memory corruption error and crash or execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target application.

Will Drewry of the Google Security Team reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target application, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix.
Vendor URL:  xiph.org/vorbis/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 15 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) libvorbis Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service or Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.
May 15 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) libvorbis Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service or Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.



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