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libmodplug "CSoundFile::ReadMed()" Integer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-04-20    Last Update:  2009-04-28    Views:  3,672

Secunia Advisory SA34797

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in libmodplug, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library.

The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow within the "CSoundFile::ReadMed()" function in src/load_med.cpp when loading MED files. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow by e.g. opening a specially crafted MED file in an application using the library.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to libmodplug 0.8.6.


Solution:
Update to version 0.8.6.

Provided and/or discovered by:
dummy

Original Advisory:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=677065&group_id=1275

Deep Links:
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