Upstream information

CVE-2009-0490 at MITRE


Stack-based buffer overflow in the String_parse::get_nonspace_quoted function in lib-src/allegro/strparse.cpp in Audacity 1.2.6 and other versions before 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a .gro file containing a long string.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 474258 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • audacity-debuginfo >= 1.3.4-56.2
  • audacity-debugsource >= 1.3.4-56.2
openSUSE 11.0
  • audacity >= 1.3.4-56.2
openSUSE 11.1
  • audacity-debuginfo >= 1.3.5-49.12.1
  • audacity-debugsource >= 1.3.5-49.12.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • audacity >= 1.3.5-49.12.1