Gentoo has acknowledged a vulnerability in flac123, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the function "local__vcentry_parse_value()" in vorbiscomment.c. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by e.g. tricking a user into playing a specially crafted FLAC file.
Successful exploitation may allow the execution of arbitrary code.
Solution: Update to "media-sound/flac123-0.0.11" or later.
Provided and/or discovered by: David Thiel, iSEC Partners
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