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|Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 7:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 200610-13 ] Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow (GLSA 200610-13)
Date: October 26, 2006
Cheese Tracker contains a buffer overflow allowing the remote execution of
Cheese Tracker is a Qt-based portable Impulse Tracker clone, a music
tracker for the CT, IT, XM and S3M file formats.
Vulnerable: < 0.9.9-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.9.9-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Luigi Auriemma reported that the XM loader of Cheese Tracker contains a
buffer overflow vulnerability in the
loader_XM::load_intrument_internal() function from
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Cheese Tracker users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/cheesetracker-0.9.9-r1"
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