USN-611-2: vorbis-tools vulnerability

08 May 2008

vorbis-tools vulnerability

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Details

USN-611-1 fixed a vulnerability in Speex. This update provides the
corresponding update for ogg123, part of vorbis-tools.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Speex did not properly validate its input when
processing Speex file headers. If a user or automated system were
tricked into opening a specially crafted Speex file, an attacker could
create a denial of service in applications linked against Speex or
possibly execute arbitrary code as the user invoking the program.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.04
Ubuntu 7.10
Ubuntu 7.04
Ubuntu 6.06

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

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