Ringtone Tools: Buffer overflow vulnerability — GLSA 200503-18

The Ringtone Tools utilities contain a buffer overflow vulnerability, potentially leading to the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

app-mobilephone/ringtonetools on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.23
Unaffected versions >= 2.23

Background

Ringtone Tools is a program for creating ringtones and logos for mobile phones.

Description

Qiao Zhang has discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the 'parse_emelody' function in 'parse_emelody.c'.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a Ringtone Tools user to open a specially crafted eMelody file, which would potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Ringtone Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-mobilephone/ringtonetools-2.23"

References

Release Date
March 15, 2005

Latest Revision
March 15, 2005: 01

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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