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|Posted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 7:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201312-04 ] libtheora: Arbitrary code execution
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: libtheora: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201312-04)
Date: December 03, 2013
An integer overflow in libtheora might allow remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
libtheora is the reference implementation of Theora, a free and open
video compression format from the Xiph.org Foundation.
Vulnerable: < 1.1.1
Unaffected: >= 1.1.1
Architectures: All supported architectures
An integer overflow flaw has been discovered in libtheora.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libtheora users should upgrade to the latest version:
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libtheora-1.1.1"
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.