|Bugzilla:||479829: CVE-2007-6720 mikmod: crash or abort when loading/playing multiple files with different number of channels|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
libmikmod 3.1.9 through 3.2.0, as used by MikMod, SDL-mixer, and possibly other products, relies on the channel count of the last loaded song, rather than the currently playing song, for certain playback calculations, which allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by loading multiple songs (aka MOD files) with different numbers of channels.
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (mikmod)||RHSA-2010:0720||September 28, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (mikmod)||RHSA-2010:0720||September 28, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mikmod)||RHSA-2010:0720||September 28, 2010|
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