GLSA 200610-13 Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow
Posted on: 10/26/2006 11:35 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200610-13
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow
Date: October 26, 2006
Bugs: #142391
ID: 200610-13

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Synopsis
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Cheese Tracker contains a buffer overflow allowing the remote execution
of arbitrary code.

Background
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Cheese Tracker is a Qt-based portable Impulse Tracker clone, a music
tracker for the CT, IT, XM and S3M file formats.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-sound/cheesetracker lt; 0.9.9-r1 gt;= 0.9.9-r1

Description
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Luigi Auriemma reported that the XM loader of Cheese Tracker contains a
buffer overflow vulnerability in the
loader_XM::load_intrument_internal() function from
loaders/loader_xm.cpp.

Impact
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An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running Cheese Tracker by enticing a user to load a crafted file with
large amount of extra data.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Cheese Tracker users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=media-sound/cheesetracker-0.9.9-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2006-3814
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3814

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-200610-13.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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