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December 1st, 2008, 06:30 PM
Referenced CVEs:
CVE-2008-1419, CVE-2008-1420, CVE-2008-1423


Description:
================================================== =========Ubuntu Security Notice USN-682-1 December 01, 2008libvorbis vulnerabilitiesCVE-2008-1419, CVE-2008-1420, CVE-2008-1423============================================== =============A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:Ubuntu 6.06 LTSUbuntu 7.10Ubuntu 8.04 LTSThis advisory also applies to the corresponding versions ofKubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to thefollowing package versions:Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: libvorbis0a 1.1.2-0ubuntu2.3Ubuntu 7.10: libvorbis0a 1.2.0.dfsg-1ubuntu0.1Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: libvorbis0a 1.2.0.dfsg-2ubuntu0.1After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any applications thatuse libvorbis, such as Totem and gtkpod, to effect the necessary changes.Details follow:It was discovered that libvorbis did not correctly handle certain malformedsound files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted soundfile with an application that uses libvorbis, an attacker could executearbitrary code with the user's privileges.





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