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Bug 530288 (CVE-2014-8962) - <media-libs/flac-1.3.1-r1: Stack-based buffer overflow in stream_decoder.c (CVE-2014-8962)
Summary: <media-libs/flac-1.3.1-r1: Stack-based buffer overflow in stream_decoder.c (C...
Alias: CVE-2014-8962
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A2 [glsa]
Depends on: 530920
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Reported: 2014-11-24 09:38 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2014-12-26 01:20 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-11-24 09:38:09 UTC
From ${URL} :

Unspecified vulnerability was fixed in flac upstream repository [1]

There're currently no publicly availble details about this issue:
The commit above will be included in flac 1.3.1, which will be out early next week [2].


@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Tim Harder gentoo-dev 2014-11-27 13:48:33 UTC
1.3.1 added to the tree. @security: Feel free to start the stabilization process if you like.
Comment 2 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2014-11-27 18:03:48 UTC
Arches, please test and mark stable:


Target Keywords : "alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 ppc ppc64 spark x86"

Thank you!
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-11-27 18:12:24 UTC
CVE-2014-8962 (
  Stack-based buffer overflow in stream_decoder.c in libFLAC before 1.3.1
  allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .flac file.
Comment 4 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2014-11-28 21:49:25 UTC
Arch teams, please test and mark stable:
Targeted stable KEYWORDS : alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 ppc ppc64 sparc x86
Comment 5 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2014-11-29 19:41:07 UTC
Stable for HPPA.
Comment 6 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-12-01 09:18:36 UTC
sparc stable
Comment 7 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2014-12-02 20:46:09 UTC
arm stable
Comment 8 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-12-03 10:02:11 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 9 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-12-06 16:49:39 UTC
ia64 stable
Comment 10 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-12-12 09:09:40 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 11 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-12-12 09:23:29 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 12 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-12-23 09:30:47 UTC
alpha stable
Comment 13 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-12-24 14:49:09 UTC
ppc64 stable.

Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Security, please add it to the existing request, or file a new one.
Comment 14 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2014-12-24 21:06:35 UTC
Arches and Maintainer(s), Thank you for your work.

New GLSA Request filed.
Comment 15 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-12-26 01:20:39 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201412-40 at
by GLSA coordinator Sean Amoss (ackle).