GLSA 200503-18: Ringtone Tools: Buffer overflow
Posted on: 03/15/2005 10:44 AM

A Ringtone Tools security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200503-18
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Ringtone Tools: Buffer overflow vulnerability
Date: March 15, 2005
Bugs: #74700
ID: 200503-18

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Synopsis
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The Ringtone Tools utilities contain a buffer overflow vulnerability, potentially leading to the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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Ringtone Tools is a program for creating ringtones and logos for mobile phones.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-misc/ringtonetools lt; 2.23 gt;= 2.23

Description
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Qiao Zhang has discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the 'parse_emelody' function in 'parse_emelody.c'.

Impact
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A remote attacker could entice a Ringtone Tools user to open a specially crafted eMelody file, which would potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Ringtone Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=app-misc/ringtonetools-2.23"

References
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[ 1 ] CAN-2004-1292
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-1292

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200503-18.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0


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