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[GLSA-200610-13] Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-13
(Cheese Tracker: Buffer Overflow)
Luigi Auriemma reported that the XM loader of Cheese Tracker contains a
buffer overflow vulnerability in the
loader_XM::load_intrument_internal() function from
A possible hacker 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"
Threat Level: Medium
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