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FS#42898 - [flac] Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-8962 CVE-2014-9028)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Remi Gacogne (rgacogne) - Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 16:35 GMT
Last edited by Eric Belanger (Snowman) - Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 02:03 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Two issues (a heap overflow [1] and a stack overflow [2]) has been found [3] in flac, resulting in arbitrary code execution by parsing a malicious .flac file.

I believe it would make sense to backport the fixes if a 1.3.1 version is not released soon.

This task depends upon

Closed by  Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 02:03 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  flac-1.3.0-5