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vorbis-tools -- Speex header processing vulnerability

Affected packages
vorbis-tools < 1.2.0_2,3


VuXML ID 633716fa-1f8f-11dd-b143-0211d880e350
Discovery 2008-04-18
Entry 2008-05-11

Secunia reports:

A vulnerability has been reported in vorbis-tools, which can potentially be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error when processing Speex headers, which can be exploited via a specially crafted Speex stream containing a negative "modeID" field in the header.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.


CVE Name CVE-2008-1686