Arch Linux

Please read this before reporting a bug:
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Reporting_Bug_Guidelines

Do NOT report bugs when a package is just outdated, or it is in Unsupported. Use the 'flag out of date' link on the package page, or the Mailing List.

REPEAT: Do NOT report bugs for outdated packages!
Tasklist

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

Details

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.

[1] https://git.xiph.org/?p=flac.git;a=commit;h=fcf0ba06ae12ccd7c67cee3c8d948df15f946b85
[2] https://git.xiph.org/?p=flac.git;a=commit;h=5b3033a2b355068c11fe637e14ac742d273f076e
[3] http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2014-008.html
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

Loading...