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<title>Amarok: User-assisted remote execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>
The Magnatune component shipped with Amarok is vulnerable to the injection
of arbitrary shell code from a malicious Magnatune server.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">amarok</product>
<announced>March 13, 2007</announced>
<revised>March 13, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>166901</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/amarok" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.5-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.5-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Amarok is an advanced music player.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
The Magnatune downloader doesn't quote the "m_currentAlbumFileName"
parameter while calling the "unzip" shell command.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A compromised or malicious Magnatune server can remotely execute
arbitrary shell code with the rights of the user running Amarok on a
client that have previously registered for buying music.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
Do not use the Magnatune component of Amarok.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Amarok users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/amarok-1.4.5-r1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://secunia.com/advisories/24159">SA24159</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 23 Feb 2007 17:45:23 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 27 Feb 2007 13:56:19 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 27 Feb 2007 14:11:31 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
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