Game Music Emu: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201707-02

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Game Music Emu, the worst of which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

media-libs/game-music-emu on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.6.1
Unaffected versions >= 0.6.1

Background

Game Music Emu is a multi-purpose console music emulator and player library.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Game Music Emu. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SPC music file, using Game Music Emu or an application linked against the Game Music Emu library, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Game Music Emu users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/game-music-emu-0.6.1"
 

References

Release Date
July 08, 2017

Latest Revision
July 08, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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