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Security update for flac

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(Last modified: 19OCT2007)


solutions Security update for flac SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (68c46df4dfedb4dfc618cd7476f1b446)

Applies to

Package: flac
flac-devel
flac-xmms
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux POS 9
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11926Zypp-Patch-Number: 4569
Release: 20071019
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Multiple integer overflows in flac could potentially be exploited by attackers
via specially crafted files to execute code in the context of the user opening
the file (CVE-2007-4619).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh flac.rpm flac-devel.rpm flac-xmms.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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