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<glsa id="200812-05">
<title>libsamplerate: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>
A buffer overflow vulnerability in libsamplerate might lead to the
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">libsamplerate</product>
<announced>December 02, 2008</announced>
<revised>December 02, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>237037</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-libs/libsamplerate" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.1.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.1.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Secret Rabbit Code (aka libsamplerate) is a Sample Rate Converter for
audio.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Russell O'Connor reported a buffer overflow in src/src_sinc.c related
to low conversion ratios.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process a
specially crafted audio file possibly leading 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 libsamplerate users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/libsamplerate-0.1.4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5008">CVE-2008-5008</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Nov 2008 13:51:38 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 27 Nov 2008 16:25:38 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 27 Nov 2008 16:25:44 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
</glsa>