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[SECURITY] Fedora 7 Update: speex-1.2-0.3.beta1



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-3191
2008-04-17 03:28:04
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Name        : speex
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 1.2
Release     : 0.3.beta1
URL         : http://www.speex.org/
Summary     : A voice compression format (codec)
Description :
Speex is a patent-free compression format designed especially for
speech. It is specialized for voice communications at low bit-rates in
the 2-45 kbps range. Possible applications include Voice over IP
(VoIP), Internet audio streaming, audio books, and archiving of speech
data (e.g. voice mail).

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Update Information:

Security update: Add mode checks to speex_packet_to_header() to protect
applications using speex library and not having proper checks  (CVE-2008-1686,
#441239, https://trac.xiph.org/changeset/14701)
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Apr 15 2008 Tomas Hoger <thoger redhat com> - 1.2-0.3.beta1
- Security update: Add mode checks to speex_packet_to_header() to protect
  applications using speex library and not having proper checks
  (CVE-2008-1686, #441239, https://trac.xiph.org/changeset/14701)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #441239 - CVE-2008-1686 speex, libfishsound: insufficient boundary checks
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=441239
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update speex' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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