flac vulnerability

2007-11-13T00:00:00
ID USN-540-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2007-11-13T00:00:00

Description

Sean de Regge discovered that flac did not properly perform bounds checking in many situations. An attacker could send a specially crafted FLAC audio file and execute arbitrary code as the user or cause a denial of service in flac or applications that link against flac.