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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2663: libvorbis: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2663: libvorbis: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/04/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

libvorbis before r16182, as used in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.2 and other products, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted .ogg file.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-libvorbis

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