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<glsa id="201111-12">
<title>abcm2ps: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities, including buffer overflows, have been
found in abcm2ps.
<product type="ebuild">abcm2ps</product>
<announced>November 20, 2011</announced>
<revised>November 20, 2011: 1</revised>
<package name="media-sound/abcm2ps" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">5.9.13</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">5.9.13</vulnerable>
<p>abcm2ps is a program to convert abc files to Postscript files.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in abcm2ps:</p>
<li>Boundary errors in the PUT0 and PUT1 macros, the trim_title()
function, or a long "-O" command line option can lead to a buffer
overflow (CVE-2010-3441).
<li>A vulnerability in the getarena() function in abc2ps.c can cause a
heap-based buffer overflow in abcm2ps (CVE-2010-4743).
<li>Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities (CVE-2010-4744).</li>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to load a specially crafted ABC
file or use a long -O option on the command line, resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All abcm2ps users should upgrade to the latest stable version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-sound/abcm2ps-5.9.13"
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 27, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
<uri link="">CVE-2010-3441</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2010-4743</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2010-4744</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:36:59 +0000" tag="requester">
<metadata timestamp="Sun, 20 Nov 2011 17:57:02 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>