GLSA 200609-06 AdPlug: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 09/12/2006 10:00 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - AdPlug: Multiple vulnerabilities. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200609-06
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: AdPlug: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: September 12, 2006
Bugs: #139593
ID: 200609-06

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Synopsis
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Multiple heap and buffer overflows exist in AdPlug.

Background
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AdPlug is a free, cross-platform, and hardware-independent AdLib sound
player library.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-libs/adplug lt; 2.0.1 gt;= 2.0.1

Description
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AdPlug is vulnerable to buffer and heap overflows when processing the
following types of files: CFF, MTK, DMO, U6M, DTM, and S3M.

Impact
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By enticing a user to load a specially crafted file, an attacker could
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running AdPlug.

Workaround
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There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution
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All AdPlug users should update to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=media-libs/adplug-2.0.1"

References
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[ 1 ] BugTraq Announcement
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439432/30/0/threaded
[ 2 ] CVE-2006-3581
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3581
[ 3 ] CVE-2006-3582
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3582

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-200609-06.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 2006 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/2.5



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