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<title>flac123: Buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
flac123 is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability, which could allow
for the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">flac123</product>
<announced>September 14, 2007</announced>
<revised>September 14, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>186220</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/flac123" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.0.11</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.0.11</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
flac123 is a command-line application for playing FLAC audio files.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A possible buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the
local__vcentry_parse_value() function in vorbiscomment.c.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted audio file,
which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user running the application.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All flac123 users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/flac123-0.0.11&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3507">CVE-2007-3507</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 29 Aug 2007 10:21:26 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 29 Aug 2007 11:36:53 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 11 Sep 2007 15:39:45 +0000">
vorlon
</metadata>
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