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<title>Amarok: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
Multiple vulnerabilities in Amarok might allow for user-assisted execution
of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">amarok</product>
<announced>March 20, 2009</announced>
<revised>March 20, 2009: 01</revised>
<package name="media-sound/amarok" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.10-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.10-r2</vulnerable>
Amarok is an advanced music player.
Tobias Klein has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Amarok:
<li>Multiple integer overflows in the Audible::Tag::readTag()
function in metadata/audible/audibletag.cpp trigger heap-based buffer
overflows (CVE-2009-0135).</li>
<li>Multiple array index errors in the
Audible::Tag::readTag() function in metadata/audible/audibletag.cpp can
lead to invalid pointer dereferences, or the writing of a 0x00 byte to
an arbitrary memory location after an allocation failure
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
Audible Audio (.aa) file with a large "nlen" or "vlen" tag value to
execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Amarok users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/amarok-1.4.10-r2&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2009-0135</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2009-0136</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 19 Mar 2009 13:02:32 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 20 Mar 2009 19:39:32 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 20 Mar 2009 19:54:30 +0000">