Ubuntu USN-739-1 (amarok)

Published: 2009-03-19 23:52:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Technical Details:
It was discovered that Amarok did not correctly handle certain malformed tags in Audible Audio (.aa) files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Audible Audio file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to amarok announced via advisory USN-739-1.

Recommendations:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following Linux Distribution Package versions: Ubuntu 7.10: amarok 2:1.4.7-0ubuntu3.2 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: amarok 2:1.4.9.1-0ubuntu3.2 Ubuntu 8.10: amarok 2:1.4.10-0ubuntu3.1 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-739-1

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0135
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0136
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4564
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0538
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-2761

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-739-1/

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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