Ubuntu Security Notice USN-318-1
13th July, 2006
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
- Ubuntu 5.10
- Ubuntu 5.04
Kevin Kofler discovered several buffer overflows in the tag parser. By
tricking a user into opening a specially crafted tagged multimedia
file (such as .ogg or .mp3 music) with an application that uses
libtunepimp, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with
the user's privileges.
This particularly affects the KDE applications 'Amarok' and 'Juk'.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
- libtunepimp2c2a 0.3.0-9.1ubuntu3.1
- Ubuntu 5.10:
- libtunepimp2c2 0.3.0-2ubuntu7.1
- Ubuntu 5.04:
- libtunepimp2 0.3.0-2ubuntu5.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the