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Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:01:17 +0200
From: Agostino Sarubbo <>
Subject: CVE request: libxmp MASI Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

>From the secunia advisory SA53114[1]:

A vulnerability has been reported in libxmp, which can be exploited by 
malicious people to compromise an application using the library.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the "get_dsmp"() 
function (src/loaders/masi_load.c) when parsing MASI files, which can be 
exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 4.1.0.

Update to version 4.1.0.

Provided and/or discovered by
The vendor credits Douglas Carmichael.

Original Advisory


Agostino Sarubbo
Gentoo Linux Developer

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