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Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 09:25:39 +0100
From: Thomas Biege <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: libcdaudio

Hello Tomas,

On Fri, Nov 07, 2008 at 06:25:26PM +0100, Tomas Hoger wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Nov 2008 09:07:23 +0100 Thomas Biege <> wrote:
> > we need a CVE-ID for a buffer overflow in libcdaudio.
> > It is a remotely exploitable heap-based buffer overflow.

> Additionally, if you are shipping libcdaudio, you may be interested in
> patch for CVE-2005-0706 used by Gentoo:
> According to the libcdaudio home page, upstream seems to be aware of
> this issue, as they acknowledge having security issues and even link to
> old Gentoo GLSA.

Our package contains this patch. Thanks for the references.

 Thomas Biege <>, SUSE LINUX, Security Support & Auditing
 SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg)
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