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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 3:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200805-15 ] libid3tag: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libid3tag: Denial of Service (GLSA 200805-15)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 14, 2008
Bug(s): #210564
ID: 200805-15

Synopsis

A Denial of Service vulnerability was found in libid3tag.

Background

libid3tag is an ID3 tag manipulation library.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/libid3tag
Vulnerable: < 0.15.1b-r2
Unaffected: >= 0.15.1b-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Kentaro Oda reported an infinite loop in the file field.c when parsing an MP3 file with an ID3_FIELD_TYPE_STRINGLIST field that ends in ''.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted MP3 file, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libid3tag users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libid3tag-0.15.1b-r2"


References

CVE-2008-2109
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